Dáil Éireann - Volume 361 - 23 October, 1985

Written Answers. - Psychiatric Hospital Statistics.

159. Mr. Faulkner asked the Minister for Health the number of people admitted to psychiatric hospitals over the past year as a result of alcoholism.

Minister for Health (Mr. B. Desmond): The most recent year for which this information is available is 1982. In that year there were 7,189 admissions for alcohol abuse and alcoholic psychosis.