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Doing It by Numbers – A Positive Approach to Reducing the Social and Public Health Harms Caused by Alcohol By Lucy Rocca

An article published earlier this year in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, entitled ‘Doing it by numbers: A simple approach to reducing the harms of alcohol’ by David J Nutt and Jürgen Rehm, proposes certain measures which would work towards reducing the social and public health harms caused by alcohol. It is a report which makes an awful lot of sense in that it approaches the problem of excessive alcohol consumption in an honest....Read more. Posted 11th October.

 

 

How to Lead a Happier, Healthier and Alcohol-Free Life: The Rise of the Soberista An extract from the new book by Lucy Rocca

“Hit the bottom and get back up; or hit the bottle and stay down.” – Anthony Liccione

I defined myself by my dependency on alcohol for twenty years. I was a wino, a boozer, a good-time girl. Nights out did not happen unless they were structured around drinking; nights in spent not under the influence were hours wasted, time to get out of the way before the real living began once more and another bottle was opened....Read more. Posted 27th September.

 



 

The Dry Umbrella – Manchester’s First Alcohol-Free Bar Propels the Sober Revolution By Lucy Rocca

I’m going to be brutally honest; I do not enjoy socialising with people for whom the priority of their evening is to get pissed. Even a little bit pissed. The company of those who are under the influence is something I’ve never missed since quitting....Read more. Posted 13th September.

 

 

Filling the Bottle-Shaped Hole By Karen Perkins

The most recent Soberistas webinar which took place at the end of September was presented by life coach, Karen Perkins. Karen talked in great detail about filling the bottle-shaped hole, a phenomenon to which everyone who quits drinking will almost certainly relate; all those hours of spare time during which.... Read more. Posted 11th October.

 

 

Practical Support For Achieving A Hangover Free Life: Your Guide to Quitting For Good By Louise Rowlinson

On 21st September 2013 I took my last drink. As a nurse who has cared for alcoholic liver disease patients and whose own father was a daily drinker, I have seen the impact of booze on both my patients physically, and on my father....Read more. Posted 30th August.

 




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