NT Woman Dies at Unit for Mandatory Alcoholism Treatment

NT woman dies at unit for mandatory
The woman, reported to be about 40 years old, died at the Central Australian Aboriginal alcohol programmes unit (CAAAPU)in October while being held under the Northern Territory's contentious policy of detaining problem drinkers for rehabilitation … Read more on The Guardian

Vast majority of Americans who drink excessively are not alcoholics, new CDC
Alcohol dependence here is a "medical problem" and "based on the consequences and the science and symptoms of someone's drinking behavior," Brewer said. People with alcohol dependence report symptoms such as withdrawal, unsuccessful attempts to … Read more on Washington Post

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