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Aware.org's plans to address the culture of alcoholism in South Africa CEO of aware.org Ingrid Louw chats about the programmes they've put in place to address the culture of alcoholism in South Africa. Louw says that they've launched a mass-media education and awareness campaign to address alcohol abuse in the country.

Australian mum speaks about alcoholism and the moment that turned her life around Justine Whitchurch from the Gold Coast is 45, but thanks to five years straight of healthy living, sobriety and a commitment to fitness, she could easily pass for 10 years younger.

'I think the shift was drinking alone…drinking alone a lot' - Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody on fighting his demons Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody opened up about the depths of his battle with alcoholism, saying he knew it would time to curb his addiction when he was drinking alone.

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody praised by fans as he opens up on alcoholism Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody has opened up about his struggle with alcohol while chatting to Ryan Tubridy on The Late Late Show. The star revealed that he no longer drinks after showing warning signs that he might be addicted to drinking.

People were really moved by the chat Gary from Snow Patrol had with Ryan Tubridy on alcoholism VIEWERS FOUND THEMSELVES particularly moved by the conversation Gary Lightbody had with Ryan Tubridy on last night's episode of The Late Late Show. Source: YouTube.

2018: A Sober Year in Review + What's Next? 2018's end is creeping near. A whole year, wrapping itself up nice and neat, topping itself with a shiny bow. And what a year it's been. It's hard to believe the kind of progress that can be made in a year. It's hard to believe what growth can occur, even through painful moments and change.

Three. years. sober. Being sober consistently teaches me that I'm just a person. I'm not a machine. This blog has evolved into a documentary, a podcast, and so much more.

8 Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress For some, holidays are a time of joy, but for many others, this time of year can be a time of great stress and anxiety. For those of us in recovery, with personal and sometimes family battles raging all the time, the holidays can be a very distressing and triggering time.

"How I realised I was an alcoholic at the age of 26" I picked up my phone, looked at my recent calls, and saw that we'd spoken at 8am. More questions popped up in my head: why was I awake at that time, and what on earth had I been doing between 4am, when the bar closed, and 8am? The only way to to piece the events of the night together was to return to the bar a few days later.

How Do I Measure My Recovery? Many of us say stuff like "My worst day sober was better than my best day acting out". If asked, most of us could make a list of the things that we've gained from recovery, and perhaps list some of the things we'd like to improve.

10 Incredible Things That Happen When You Start Living a Sober Life Living a sober life is more beneficial than you might think. Here's what life is like when you take the pledge to become sober and give up your addiction.

I Don't Drink Every Day…But Am I An Alcoholic? Don't play that "glass of wine or two" shit on me. I don't even want to drink if that's all I can have. This booze thing…it's a tease, it's a game, it's a journey to see how much I can drink without other people noticing or me collapsing on my bed-whichever comes first.

BOB LAYTON on the Origins of IRON MAN's Alcoholism Remaking Tony Stark in the Bronze Age… IDW does a great job preserving comics history beyond the standard omnibus or trade paperback. There are Artist Editions and Artifact Editions that showcase original art.

My Experience with Social Anxiety and Alcoholism It's a dangerous cycle, and women are at an increased risk of getting trapped. Anxiety can cause physical symptoms like headaches, nausea, heightened pulse and difficulty breathing. It can also lead to, frankly, pretty weird behavior.

Almost 2,000 teens treated for alcoholism last year By Kim Jae-heunTeenage drinking has become a serious problem here with about 2,000 teens being treated for alcoholism last year, according to a study by the National Assembly Research Service.

Website launched to curb alcoholism in Aberdeenshire A new website has been launched to help support people affected by drug and alcohol addiction in Aberdeenshire. The Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership provides information about a range of support services across the region and Scotland.

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Kareem Hunt gets counseling help for alcoholism, anger management After an offseason marked by Kareem Hunt doing all of the wrong things, the former Kansas City Chiefs running back is focused on doing all of the right things in an effort to rehabilitate his image and return to the game of football as soon as possible.

Can alcoholism develop in college? Weekend warriors: Finals have finally begun to rear their ugly faces once more, and if you're anything like me, you're doing everything except writing those four essays due this week. The stress imbued in this time of year can be hard to manage, and coping with it can prove more difficult than your last exams.

The Weight of Surviving You see, I am a survivor. I've had cancer; twice actually. I'm a person in long-term recovery from alcohol and substance misuse. I'm the surviving sister of my younger sibling's tragic and sudden death. And those are just the biggies. My challenges and traumatic experiences certainly do not make me unique, but they have made me tough.

Thought for the day - 12/07/2018 The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.” ~ Doug Larson.

Githeri man recognised by President Uhuru after fighting alcoholism Martin Kamotho, popularly known as Githeri Man has made it to the headlines again. He made headlines the first time when he created some comic relief during the first round of what was a tense election. Of course, we are aware the queues during elections are very long but Martin decided he will not queue in hunger.

Alcoholism: I used to drink five litres of wine a day, former Olympic champion "I started with a tot or two and ended up downing five litres of wine and would top up with a litre of vodka the following day." On the night the 2008 Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru died of May 15, 2011, Bungei was admitted in hospital having had too much alcohol for his body to handle.

Leaders focused on alcoholism not projects - Kiambu residents Kiambu residents were left angered with their leaders during Wednesday's visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The residents were unhappy with their MPs for not highlighting their problems when Uhuru came to launch the Rais Mashinani programme.

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