Ex-footballer driving home the message of gambling addiction

A FORMER Fermanagh and Western footballer is hoping to drive home the message that gambling addiction can cost lives over the coming weeks, months and beyond. Pete Keogh, whose son Lewis took his own life in 2013 because he had a gambling addiction, is the chairman of the charity Gambling With Lives which has been […]

How gambling addiction cost our boy his life

THEIR son Lewis took his own life three years ago after a prolonged gambling addiction.  It’s only now that parents Pete and Sadie Keogh have the strength to talk about it. “Addiction to anything is bad, but addiction to gambling is cruel,” said the couple who have been through so much since they received the […]

Addiction service clocked up hundreds of home visits

OVER the three summer months, ARC Healthy Living Centre’s Solace Project in Irvinestown clocked up a massive 650 home visits to those who are battling addiction. The Solace programme offers support to those who are struggling with addiction and aims to reduce the harm addiction can cause.    Senior Manager at ARC Healthy Living Centre, […]