The First Step To Becoming A Sober Girl

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

How do you become a sober girl? If it was as easy as just not drinking anymore, then we would only ever need one attempt at it. I had a number of failed attempts.

Only the Good Die Young

Lara Ruffle Coles | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK
Lara Ruffle Coles

Since my father died in 2013, I tend to respond quite emotionally to the death of any famous male who has died too soon - anyone before the age of sev...

Is That Why They Call It Memory Lane?

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Is that why they call it Memory Lane do you think? Because we make the past so narrow by filtering for it what suits us to remember? My drinking days were not all bad. Even in my worst of times. It's wrong of me to pretend otherwise.

How to Tell if You're an Alcoholic

Rachel Black | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Black

In the lead up to stopping drinking we will all have wondered if we do actually drink too much. A lot perhaps, but too much? That's something different.

Frank Skinner Details Shocking Extent Of Alcohol Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Frank Skinner has revealed that his excessive drinking once left him fearing he had lost his sight. The comedian and TV personality makes the admis...

Could A Pill Cut Your Drinking By Two Thirds On A Night Out?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A "helpful" new drug which could help problem drinkers reduce the amount of alcohol they consume will today become available to UK patients. If dep...

Alcoholism Costing NHS More Each Year, Figures Suggest

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The number of people being admitted to hospital with liver problems as a result of alcoholism is rising dramatically, figures suggest. And the amou...

Addiction Recovery: Why This Alcoholic Won't Play Small

Beth Burgess | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Burgess

It's one of those illnesses that you never get over, addiction. But far worse than the looming fear of relapse, is the fact that addicts are not 'allowed' to do anything other than recover.

Here Comes The Summer

Ronnie Joice | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

It's been just over a week since I declared my new-found sobriety upon y'all through this very website and it seems only right to update you all on my progress: I think you would all agree it's been a terrible week to give up.

Could LSD Be The Answer To Alcoholism?

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Psychedelic drug LSD could be used as an effective method to treat alcoholism, scientists say. The use of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), coupled...

Are You A Lover Or A Hater?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It seems that Brits are a nation of fighters not lovers, as the average couple come to blows with each other four times a week, a study has revealed. ...

Russia Finally Classifies Beer As Alcoholic

BBC | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill that officially classifies beer as alcoholic. Until now anything containing less than 10% alcohol ...