Alcoholism

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Cheers to getting through Dry January. Moderation over bingeing should be our next goal | Devi Sridhar
In England, just 4% of people consume 30% of the alcohol sold. Harm reduction measures, such as those in Scotland, are essential, says public health professor Devi Sridhar

Devi Sridhar

01, Feb, 2023 @4:28 PM

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Doctors in England and Wales urged to monitor people’s drinking habits
More than 10m people consume alcohol at levels that pose a risk to their health, experts say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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I’m not one for conspiracy theories – but why do pubs hide their low-alcohol options? | Adrian Chiles
Even in dry January, many pubs do little to attract non-drinkers. Shouldn’t they be making a song and dance about their 0% beers and gins, asks Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

25, Jan, 2023 @4:17 PM

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‘I jumped off the hangover hamster wheel’: midlife drinkers who gave up booze – and got happy
In the UK, those aged 55 to 75 are the heaviest drinkers, with the generation below not far behind. But many are turning their backs on alcohol and discovering surprising benefits

Emine Saner

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘I’ve heard it all: she’s a fraud, a liar, a thief’: Jack Monroe on alcohol, addiction and answering her critics
She’s the anti-poverty campaigner and food writer who shot to fame by teaching us how to make the most of our pennies. But behind the scenes her world was unravelling

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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I became the poster girl for sobriety, then returned to big nights on the lash
Sobriety was a lonely place when Jill Stark wrote High Sobriety 10 years ago. Teetotal again, life is much easier in the sober curious age

Jill Stark

06, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Victorian court allows abused altar boy’s children and wife to sue Catholic church
Unique case may set precedent as family alleges church’s failings caused man’s violence in later life

Christopher Knaus

04, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Ketamine plus therapy could help treat alcoholism, say researchers
Trial led by Exeter University psychologist to look at how adding psychedelics to therapy could make it more effective

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

13, Dec, 2022 @6:01 AM

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I’m An Alcoholic: Inside Recovery review – the first ever peek inside an AA meeting is hugely moving
This candid chronicle of an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is sensitive, impeccably balanced – and incredibly uplifting

Rebecca Nicholson

07, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

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I used to go to great lengths for a drink before a football match. But there is joy to be had without booze
After the alcohol ban in Qatar, there is the possibility that England could win the World Cup roared on by sober fans

Adrian Chiles

23, Nov, 2022 @3:38 PM

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I’m now sober, but feel guilty about a friend I left behind | Ask Philippa
Your friendship may survive your sobriety, but you will need to set boundaries and stick to them

Philippa Perry

13, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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A House Made of Splinters review – this extraordinary film about Ukrainian kids is almost too hard to bear
This documentary follows four vulnerable children in a care home in Ukraine, doing their best to get by as the bleak spectre of a state orphanage – and war – looms

Jack Seale

08, Nov, 2022 @10:55 PM

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