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Doctors Call For Tougher Laws On Alcohol Abuse

Doctors Call For Tougher Laws On Alcohol Abuse | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Doctors are calling for tougher alcohol laws as liver disease and alcohol relate harm rises. The UK is one of only two countries with rising liver disease in Europe.
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The Health Effects of Alcohol Infographic

The Health Effects of Alcohol Infographic | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
As we near the end of Alcohol Awareness Week, Life Works has produced an infographic on the health effects of alcohol. We examin how alcohol effects both the brain and the body. Our goal is to help people understand that alcohol does more than hurt your liver. Drinking too much can cause any number of negative side effects. To learn more about alco...
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Alcohol Infographic on Crime and Treatment

Alcohol Infographic on Crime and Treatment | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Life Works has produces an Alcohol Abuse infographic charting the crime caused by alcohol and alcohol addiction treatment. Our goal is to help people understand the full extent of the harm done by alcohol.
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Alcohol Awareness Week Infographic Drinking Comparisons

Alcohol Awareness Week Infographic Drinking Comparisons | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Understand who drinks more by checking out this infographic comparing drinking by age and gender. Drinking habits broken down by demographic.
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Alcohol Awareness Week Infographic on Alcohol Units

Alcohol Awareness Week Infographic on Alcohol Units | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Understand your drinking with this helpful unit infographic.
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Report Shows No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use

Report Shows No Link Between Tough Penalties and Drug Use | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Harsh drug laws do not discourage use or addiction according to a new government study. The research could lead to more treatment based laws in the UK.
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Urgent Action Needed to Stop Alcohol Abuse in the Military.

Urgent Action Needed to Stop Alcohol Abuse in the Military. | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
The British Military has an alcohol problem. Alcohol abuse has become the norm in the military according to MPs. Soldiers are drinking far more than the average Brit.
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The UK's Cocaine habits is contaminating the drinking water

A routine water test has shown trace amounts of cocaine in the UK’s water supply
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Acoustic Cover of Fallout boy's 'Alone together'

Acoustic cover of a great song from Fallout boys newest album. I slowed it down, hope you enjoy it. I
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Social Network Helps Women Quit Drinking

A new social network called Soberista is helping many women control their drinking habit. This new social network is not a replacement for AA....
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Sex Addiction, Co-dependency and love addiction

In recent years, there has been an increasing degree of awareness and understanding of many mental illnesses, but some compulsive disorders are still shrouded in rumours and misinformation.
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Massage: The Missing Link in Addiction Treatment

Massage: The Missing Link in Addiction Treatment | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Approved by NCBTMB and credits accepted by Florida and most state boards. Our 35 continuing education courses are convenient and cost-effective.

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I made sure to tell my boyfriend that a massage a day would help my recovery but he was unimpressed. lol.

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UK Children Being Admitted To Hospital For Drinking

Almost 300 children under 12 have been admitted to UK emergency rooms after drinking too much alcohol. A report from BBC Radio 5 shows that a total of 6,500 people under the age of 18 were admitted to hospital in the past year alone.
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How Addiction Affects Christmas

How Addiction Affects Christmas | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Christmas can be a hard time for people dealing with addiction, depression or eating disorders. Check out this blog with some thoughts from sufferers.
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Armed Forces Drinking At Dangerous Levels

Armed Forces Drinking At Dangerous Levels | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol abuse among military personnel in the UK is dangerously high. Soldiers are caught in a culture of drink and they are paying the consequences.
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Alcohol Abuse Rising In Women Over 60

Alcohol Abuse Rising In Women Over 60 | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Women over 60 are one of the fastest growing groups of problem drinkers. While men are still the largest group of problem drinkers, Women are catching up.
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The Dangerous Side Effects of Drinking Games

The Dangerous Side Effects of Drinking Games | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Binge drinking is encouraged by drinking games. This has doctors worried as drinking games are common among young drinkers who are more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol abuse.
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Health Benefits of Alcohol a Myth for Most

Health Benefits of Alcohol a Myth for Most | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Alcohol health benefits have been debunked by two new studies. Alcohol is probably not good for your heart or your memory.
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Employer Bias Against Mental Health Conditions Rife

Employer Bias Against Mental Health Conditions Rife | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
Employers Still discriminate against employees based on mental health issues. Even those who have gone through treatment and recovery struggle with mental health bias.
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Is Drinking While Pregnant Child Abuse?

Is Drinking While Pregnant Child Abuse? | Alcohol Addiction | Scoop.it
It could become a crime for women to drink during pregnancy
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How many units of alcohol can you take?

Infographic made by Life Works to give information about alcohol units.
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Neknominations, passing craze or a real threat?

This blog looks at the new fad of nominating people to drink high amounts of alcohol in a short space of time, often while doing something very dangerous at the same time.
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A legal Heroin Like High sparks new fears

There is a new high which is very similar to that received from Heroin which is legal.
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Soco Amareto Lime Acoustic cover

Acoustic cover of a great song by a Band Called Brand New
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Signs Of Alcohol Addiction In Men

As a counsellor specialising in addiction, Gail Bushell has assessed and treated many men battling alcohol addiction. With her wealth of experience she has compiled a list of the most common signs of alcohol addiction in men.
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