Category Archive: In The News

Mar 22

Alcohol and Caffeine – The ‘Wide Awake Drunk’

Since it is known that caffeine acts as a stimulant, whilst alcohol (eventually) has a sedative effect, many drinkers have the mistaken belief that by drinking the two together they are simply cancelling each other out.

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Feb 22

Alcohol Addiction: Escaping the Alcohol Trap

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Feb 12

A Kid’s Guide to the Effects of Alcohol

Proper education regarding alcohol, it’s effects on the human body and mind, and also the social conditioning which surrounds alcohol use (misuse) is regarded as a sound basis for anyone wishing to control or completely stop their use of alcohol, and this is particularly true for young people as they enter the adult world and …

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Jan 03

The ‘Dryland’ Games…

As New Year’s Resolution fever grips the public attention once more, 3 leading UK charities are making the most of the opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive drinking, particularly the implications on our long term health. Cancer Research UK has launched what it’s calling ‘Britain’s first Dryathlon’, and is asking people to …

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Oct 16

Is the Party over for the Baby Boomer Generation?

According to a new report issued this month by the UK charity, Alcohol Concern, the baby boom generation are the greatest burden on the National Health Service compared to all other age groups.

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Jun 09

Alcoholism – Is it Self-Inflicted?

If the drinker has full cognitive awareness of the likely consequences of continued heavy or harmful drinking, but continues to do it anyway – doesn’t that make him culpable in some way?

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Apr 18

A Price Worth Paying?

Fixing the minimum price of alcohol will save more than 1,000 lives per year…

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