Metro – Tips for surviving the Christmas party season from a recovering alcoholic

Sober-Services Press Articles Leave a Comment

Taken from – The Metro 02/12/2016 Christmas can be a difficult time for recovering alcoholics but there are ways to make things easier. After 15 years living with active addictions, I was introduced to a new way of life in 2007. I entered a rehabilitation centre in South Africa where I began the first stages of my recovery process. Today, …

Professor Nutt’s report – King Alcohol. That old chestnut.

Ian Young Alcohol Leave a Comment

  Alcohol – that old chestnut: So all over the radio and TV press today is the news that Professor David Nutt has condemned alcohol as worse for the public health than heroin Now those of you that have been following my thoughts and musings will know that I don’t care for prohibition or the government’s right to tax …


Ian Young Drugs, Giving Up Alcohol Leave a Comment

I’m in an airport-serving Hotel next to LAX for the next week. Despite the weather being gorgeous outside, I’m not going to be out sunbathing. Despite the Hotel having a Swimming Pool, I won’t get the chance to go swimming. No Venice Beach. No Hollywood Boulevard. No Chinese Kodak Theatre. No Rodeo Drive / Melrose Avenue. No Santa Monica Pier. …