Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the policy will reduce illness, improve quality of life and ease pressure on the health service. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The stark impact of harm caused by drink was outlined by a hospital consultant who explained why she and her colleagues support the introduction of mi(...)

Start with a “how are you doing?” and, eventually, maybe ask the question “do you ever think life is not worth living?”

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