Guidelines to help heavy drinkers quit

Detox

Thinking about cutting back or stopping drinking alcohol? You can do this! Guidelines for heavy drinkers have been published as a pamphlet giving step-by-step advice on how to cut back or quit. Alcohol treatment experts from the Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems steering group (SHAAP) drew up the guidelines in response to the impact […]

Spike in alcohol harm under lock-down feared

Drinking alone

CONTROLS to counter the coronavirus could spark a spike in alcohol-related harm, it is feared. Although UK pubs, clubs and restaurants have been forced to close, off-licences have been deemed ‘essential’ and business is brisk on booze aisles at supermarkets. Home drinking has been on the increase in recent years fuelled by pub closures and […]