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Spoilers: Kellie Bright reveals Linda could lose her family in EastEnders Linda Carter has been struggling with the pressures in EastEnders and thus she's been relying on alcohol as a coping mechanism, but her reliance on booze is set to spiral out of control during the festive season, and she seemingly ends up in several desperate situations as a result.

Bill Haley's son claims 'Rock Around the Clock' singer had a dark side, struggled from alcoholism in memoir Bill Haley Junior was ready to revisit a painful past. Haley Junior spoke to Fox News about why he chose to tell all, what his last conversation with the star was like, and why he's now determined to keep his father's musical legacy alive. Fox News: What compelled you to write this book now?Bill Haley Jr.

How Rehab Work as a Treatment for Alcoholism and Other Addictions? Do rehab centers work for addict? The most commonly proposed solution for anyone with addiction problems related to any kind of substance is to go to rehab but does rehabilitation actually help someone who is struggling with addiction?

Drink of the Week: Inside Spa Cucumber is such a cooling and healing fruit. This drink is just the ticket if you're wanting to treat your body kindly, and it has the added bonus of feeling a bit treaty. Especially if you serve it in a cocktail glass! 1/2 telegraph cucumber Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp sugar Fizzy water.

Local group builds firepit for Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency 25, the "Tiger" group with Leadership Jackson oversaw construction of a new firepit for the Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency to enhance the newly acquired recreational space behind the main facilities. JACOA's focus over the past few months has been a new recreation area on their recent expansion.

Manipur needs another Nupee Lan to combat drugs, alcoholism menace: CM Biren Singh Manipur annually organises the day in remembrance of the womenfolk who fought against the British and brought about social and political reform in the state. The first Nupee Lan broke out in 1904 against the exploitation of Manipuri men by the British.

Wilfred Bungei: Ex-Olympic champion hopes his battle with alcoholism will inspire others Kenya's Wilfred Bungei, who won Olympic 800m gold in Beijing, shares his story of battling alcoholism in a bid to "save someone".

Sober Story: Mark This week's Sober Story comes from Mark, a 36-year-old who lives in the United States. Mark write the blog 'The Miracle of the Mundane' and wrote a wonderful guest post for us here. Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Mark: This past October, I celebrated 12 years of continuous sobriety.

Playing the Sober Host This guest post comes to us from the legendary Jean McCarthy, host of The Bubble Hour podcast and author of the UnPickled blog. She recently shared her Sober Story with us here. This post is an excerpt from her new book "UnPickled Holiday Survival Guide: Staying Alcohol-Free During the Festive Season" which is available here.

I've Got Looking Happy Down to a Science I've gotten looking happy down to a science. The key is to make sure the smile touches your eyes. Look up, make eye contact. When they ask, "How are you?" the answer is always the same. Smile. Use the appropriate pitch and volume. Don't waver. Don't rub your wrists.

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The wife of Australian golfer Geoff Ogilvy bravely reveals her secret battle with alcoholism The wife of star Australian golfer Geoff Ogilvy has bravely spoken out about her battle with alcoholism, revealing she would drink a bottle of vodka alone in a single sitting. Juli Ogilvy, 43, admitted there are still moments where new-found sobriety is 'hanging by a thread' but has not had a drink for nearly three years.

The epidemic — and consequences — of male loneliness » 5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor. The two biggest contributing factors are:. Men and women make friends differently. Boys and men bond better when they do things with groups of other guys, such as playing sports or going to a club.

Virgin Madras This is a lovely, festive drink to make and simple too! Each drink can be made to order so no fiddling around beforehand. Cranberry juice Orange juice Fizzy water Lemon slices Ice Cubes.

An Orwell writer enlists local artists in her exploration of alcoholism, recovery ORWELL - Emily Casey didn't always like essays. "I had always thought of essays as boring, nature stories… that just didn't appeal to me," she said in a conversation last week.

Pooja Bhatt opens up on alcoholism and depression at the launch of Shaheen Bhatt's book Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who has battled with alcoholism in the past, says there is a fallacy that depression is a rich people's disease. She added that people need to discuss depression with family.

Ketamine treatment for alcoholism Alcohol use disorder is a chronic, relapsing disorder where alcohol use is continued despite the negative consequences. Effective treatment options for the disorder are lacking.

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Hope for alcoholism cure as scientists discover brain circuit that controls compulsive drinking in mice "In the process, we stumbled across a surprising finding where we were actually able to predict which animals would become compulsive based on neutral activity during the very first time they drank." The full findings of the study were published in the journal Science.

My Last Presentation Okay, take a deep breath. This evening I will be presenting my Masters Capstone project in front of my colleagues, peers, and family. For years, my world crumbled around me as I navigated through the rough waters of work, school, kids, and marriage. It was normal for me to gasp for air in between the thin moments of life.

Battling addiction, alcoholism during the holidays The holidays are here and if you'd like to celebrate with a drink, addiction experts say it may not be the best choice for everyone. Being around loved ones with alcohol and added holiday stress can be challenging for those battling alcoholism or addiction.

Avoid alcoholism and drugs, drivers urged 4, GNA - Mr Bernard Wessels, the General Manager, Newmont Goldcorp - Ahafo Mine, has called on drivers to avoid alcoholism and unapproved substances and drive carefully to minimise road crashes.

Whatever You Do, DON'T Feel I drank because I had feelings, at my feelings, at and because of your feelings, and around situations that caused them. I totally understand the desire to escape from those pesky fuckers…trust me. When I was newly sober, I was grateful for distraction because it kept me from drinking.

Brad Pitt Gets Speaks About His Alcoholism and Past Mistakes Brad Pitt got candid about his struggle with alcoholism and his past mistakes during a chat with Anthony Hopkins for Interview magazine. During their discussion, Pitt explained to Hopkins that he's "still wrestling" with not bearing the burden of his past mistakes.

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