Alcohol consumption increased in 30% of people in the last 2 years

30% of people in the UK say a friend or family member’s alcohol consumption has increased in the past two years

Research shows almost a quarter say they know someone to be struggling with an alcoholic addiction.

Marking Alcohol Awareness Week – the organisation, Help Me Stop, is aiming to dispel the myth of the ‘functioning alcoholic’.

Chris Love is from the charity and told Alicia more.

Henry Thomas-Aldridge 16th November 2021


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