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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May 30

What Type of Drinker Are You?

According to a recent UK Department of Health study, there are several reasons as to why people drink to excess on a regular basis…

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May 28

Should your GP question your drinking?

How many people, knowing that they probably drink too much for their own good, would openly admit this to their doctor?

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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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Mar 31

The Tipping Point

tipping point

If we continue to keep drinking, even though we recognise that this is causing us considerable harm and suffering, then we are still associating more pleasure to the act of drinking than the pain caused by its consequences. That is, until we reach a tipping point…

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Mar 25

Are you a “Cool” parent?

You may think that getting loaded once in a while is just a part of growing up and something which you regularly did yourself at their age…

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Mar 21

From Rock Bottom, the Only Way is Up

Sometimes it seems we have to hit rock bottom before we finally accept that we need to change. However, it is important to realise that ultimately, to change is a choice we either embrace or have thrust upon us.

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Mar 21

The Last Drop

the last drop

Short term relapse prevention strategies do not tackle the root cause of most relapses – the fact that the drinker has never really accepted that they can never drink again, or even more fundamentally, that they do not really want to quit.

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