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Alcohol is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects the way you think and behave. It is a depressant that slows down your heart rate, breathing, thoughts and actions. Alcohol can be a way to celebrate, socialize, or relax, but drinking too much, too often, or in unsafe situations can cause problems.


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Visions article: Alcohol Treatments

What does the evidence tell us? Chantele Joordens, MSc Reprinted from the "Treatments: What Works?" issue of Visions Journal, 2015 15 (4 Read more

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