SOME 7,549 people were treated for problem alcohol use last year.
Those presenting for treatment were highest in Waterford, Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Carlow from 2009-2013.
They were lowest in Roscommon, Clare, Mayo, Meath and Limerick
You may need help if:
* You always feel the need to have a drink
* You get into trouble because of your drinking
* Other people warn you about how much you're drinking.
A good place to start is with your GP. Be honest with them about how much you drink.Stopping drinking overnight can be life-threatening, so get advice about cutting down gradually.
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