The Government’s Alcohol strategy for England states that between 780,000 and 1.3 million children are suffering because of parental drinking
In 1992 young women (aged 15) were drinking approx 6 units per week and in 2004, they were drinking at least 12 units
How do you help a friend who might have a drink-related problem? How do you know if they have a… read more
Alcohol-related hospital admissions in young people have risen 15% in the last eight years.
Adfam (Advice/support for Family Members) 020 7928 8898 www.adfam.org.uk Al Anon (for families and friends of Alcoholics who have been… read more
Half of all violent crimes are alcohol related
The World Health Organisation found that drinking is the third most important risk factor after smoking and raised blood pressure. This places it ahead of high cholesterol levels and being overweight.
Many think of dependency, sometimes described as ‘addiction’ or ‘alcoholism’, as the province of the ‘down and out’. Yet, in… read more
What alternative activities could you undertake instead of drinking alcohol? Check out some of the thirst for life team’s suggestions… read more
The Daily Mail 10.02.06 British women die before their time British women die younger than those in almost every other… read more