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Rising Trends in Alcohol Misuse in 50+ Generation -08th April 2016

An article published in today's Daily Telegraph and Adelaide Now revealed that the over 50s are challenging teenagers as Australia’s worst problem drinkers and symptoms of their addiction are being mistaken as the signs of old age.

Historically a lot of attention has been given by the media, educators and public awareness campaigns to issues of drinking and drug misuse in the ‘younger’ generation. However, recent figures have indicated that the direction of this attention may actually need to be turned towards the older generation and our seniors.

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Do i have anxiety? -31st March 2016

Anxiety is a normal feeling that all people experience when they're facing a threat or danger, or when they're stressed. But some of us will go on feeling anxious and upset even when the stressful event has passed. Sometimes the feelings seem to happen on their own, without any specific event to trigger them. They may be so severe and long-lasting that they interfere with our daily lives and stop us doing what we want to do.

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