I’ve already had my Covid jab: A stark reminder of the scars left by alcohol addiction

Whilst at work on Friday morning, I received a phone call from my GP surgery. They said I could come down and get the Covid vaccine. My immediate response was, “really? Surely it’s not my turn yet? I’m 31”. But deep down I knew there was a chance I would be asked before my age … Continue reading I’ve already had my Covid jab: A stark reminder of the scars left by alcohol addiction

Covid-19, mental health and the power of talking

As most of you will know, we are just coming to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week. Now more than ever we need to be supporting one another. Covid-19 has had an extraordinary impact on all of our lives, both physically and mentally. If you are struggling with your mental health, whatever you do, … Continue reading Covid-19, mental health and the power of talking

Lockdown – It doesn’t have to be the birth of a million alcoholics

Alcohol sales are through the roof. Everyone's social calendars have gone out the window. And people are anxious, fed up and searching for answers. I can't help but wondering if the expression "oh what the hell, it's lock down" is echoing down streets all over the country.   Alcohol can disguise itself as your best friend in … Continue reading Lockdown – It doesn’t have to be the birth of a million alcoholics