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NI coronavirus lockdown could result in wave of problem drinkers seeking treatment - experts

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Warning: Dr George O’Neill

Warning: Dr George O’Neill

Warning: Dr George O’Neill

Northern Ireland could see a wave of people seeking treatment for addiction due to increased drinking during lockdown, experts have warned.

While toilet rolls and pasta were fast disappearing off supermarket shelves as society shut down, so too was alcohol.

An estimated £100m was spent on booze here during this period.