We’re cheering on everyone who has signed up to Go Sober for October. But what if you’re one of over 600,000 adults in England who are dependent on alcohol?
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So, you have decided that you are drinking too much, and you want to quit – terrific! Currently there are about 8.4 million people in the UK that are drinking at hazardous and harmful levels, almost double the number since lockdown. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) defines ‘hazardous drinking’ as ‘a pattern of consumption that increases someone’s risk of harm’.
Well problematic substance use is a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by compulsive drug seeking, continued use despite harmful consequences, and long-lasting changes in the brain. As we have said in earlier blogs “If nothing changes, nothings changes”.
Why do men drink and do drugs? Why are they reluctant to get treatment – and how can I help make that happen? All legitimate questions the team answers in our latest article.
Someone you live with is drinking a lot. When is it a problem? How do you know when it’s time to get help and what do you do?
World Drug Day arrives with our country in a state like never before. In a uniquely challenging time in our history, treatment and care for drug addiction must continue.