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Winter blues: how to spot the signs of alcoholism

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Winter blues: how to spot the signs of alcoholism

November 30, 2020

Winter can be a difficult season for many. Cold weather, lack of sunshine and dark mornings combined with the pressure of money worries after over-indulging at Christmas can all take their toll. Not to mention the added stress that COVID is contributing this year.

‘Winter blues’ can have a considerable impact on employee wellbeing and mental health. Hospital admissions caused by alcohol dependency and abuse over the festive season rise considerably along with other mental illnesses such as depression and suicidal thoughts. Here we look at how to spot the signs of alcoholism and how to get help.

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