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Substance misuse findings a 'reality'

Briwnys er drogh-ymmyd jeh stooghyn 'ayns rieughid'

Creear neu-chrogheydagh co-hoilshagh rish briwnys yn reiltys

Ta'n Shirveishagh Slaynt gra dy vel ronsaght y reiltys co-hoilshagh rish v vriwnys ayns studeyrys mooar noa ta soilshaghey magh dy vel cummaltee Vannin shinney jannoo jeeill dauesyn hene lesh stooghyn.

Ta sett neu-chrogheydagh noa-chlouit dy ysseree ceau soilshey er drogh-ymmyd jeh jough meshtallagh as stooghyn.

T'eh gra dy vel adsyn 'sy possan eash ta cur ad hene ny smoo ayns gaue lesh iu er y scooyr, t'ad eddyr 55 as yn eash dy ve nyn daaue.

Ta David Ashford er n'ghoaill rish y briwnys.

AS MNR ASHFORD : Shoh red ennagh as ta enn er 'sy Strateysh er Drogh-Ymmyd jeh Stooghyn ta er ve clouit as ta goll er cur roish Tinvaal jiu. Ta shin cur enn er dy vel sleih saa jeeaghyn dy ve iu ny sloo, agh dy vel sleih shinney jeh'n cheeloghe aym as er-e-skyn jeeaghyn dy ve ayns rieughid iu ny smoo.

AS JOHN MOSS : Vel fys ain er yn oyr?

AS MNR ASHFORD : Choud as ta fys aym, cha nel mee er nakin feanish erbee er yn oyr dy vel shen myr t'eh, agh er-lhiam, ayns ymmodee cooishyn, er-my-hon hene yiarrin dy nee red cultooroil eh.


Substance misuse findings a 'reality'

Independent survey reflects government findings


The Health Minister says government research mirrors the findings of a major new study which shows older Island residents are damaging themselves with substances.

A newly published independent set of statistics highlights alcohol and substance misuse.

It states the age group putting themselves most at risk with binge drinking are those aged between 55 and retirement age.

David Ashford has acknowledged the findings: 

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