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Mental health policies for drug users not being followed in Scotland, say experts
Health services not using correct procedures to help those with drug and alcohol problems, commission finds

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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One in five 15-year-old girls in England vape
Proportion of 15-year-old girls using e-cigarettes has doubled since 2018, seven percentage points higher than boys of same age

Michael Goodier

06, Sep, 2022 @7:03 PM

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‘Oh well, wine o’clock’: what midlife women say about drinking and why it’s hard to stop
New research finds women’s relationship with alcohol can differ depending on their social class – for some it’s a social celebration, for others relief from loneliness and stress

Belinda Lunnay, Kristen Foley and Paul Ward for the Conversation

25, Aug, 2022 @2:19 AM

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Stop telling gen Z to relax – we have to fix the mess left by your generation | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Zoe Williams’ commentary on risk-averse and goal-oriented young people


22, Aug, 2022 @5:06 PM

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I knew I didn’t have a drinking problem – but I had a problem with drinking | Emma Gannon
I didn’t want this damaging habit, so I got ‘sober curious’, says author Emma Gannon

Emma Gannon

22, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Leeds’ drunken Otley Run goes from high spirits to public menace
Pub crawlers behaving badly could now be hit with a £1,000 fine for antisocial acts

Robyn Vinter

21, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Generation sensible’ risk missing out on life experiences, therapists warn
Reports of rise in social anxiety among overly cautious 11- to 25-year-olds who often interact online

David Batty

19, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Risk factors such as smoking behind almost half of cancer deaths, finds study
Largest research project of its kind also points to alcohol and being overweight as major contributors

Andrew Gregory Health editor

18, Aug, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Japan launches nationwide competition to boost alcohol consumption
Contest asks young adults for ideas to revitalise popularity of alcoholic drinks after big fall in tax revenues

Rupert Neate

17, Aug, 2022 @4:25 PM

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Delhi drinkers left dry after government’s alcohol policy U-turn
Aam Aadmi party’s decision to scrap plan to privatise sale of alcohol comes after pressure from rival BJP

Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

16, Aug, 2022 @10:04 AM

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Like many of my fellow Gen Zers, getting drunk is not on my agenda | Maddie Thomas
Many of us are drinking less and Zooming more – and when we go out there seems to be less need for a confidence blanket of alcohol

Maddie Thomas

11, Aug, 2022 @2:02 AM

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Vicky Pattison: Alcohol, Dad and Me review – the reality star is an absolute gift of a presenter
The Geordie Shore reality TV star is a commanding, charismatic, honest and articulate presenter, as she tries to make sense of how her father’s drinking affected her upbringing

Lucy Mangan

02, Aug, 2022 @10:05 PM

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