Post Tagged with: "alcohol"

Being teetotal in the year of World Cup and Neknomination

July 7, 2014 9:50 am0 comments

Ever felt like you were the elephant in the room because of your preference for Tetley’s over tequila? As though your fellow revellers subconsciously deemed your ability to enjoy a night out impossible based on the non-alcoholic drink in your hand? If you’ve answered yes, then it is of some […]

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Whoniversity?

January 17, 2014 11:30 am0 comments
Whoniversity?

Everyone thinks of going to university as the chance to reinvent themselves. For many it will be the first time that they won’t be living at home, making the decisions for themselves away from the watchful eyes of their parents. That party happening at a friend’s house? You’re there. Those […]

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Don’t Ask Me Why I Don’t Drink

January 8, 2014 2:36 pm1 comment
Don’t Ask Me Why I Don’t Drink

It’s not that I religiously don’t drink… This festive season, I’ve had more than two glasses of mead, and a little sup of mulled wine.  The latter, I had half a glass of while out at the Christmas Markets and from it did get very merry.  But that was in the […]

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#studentlife

November 14, 2013 2:51 pm1 comment
#studentlife

Poor, cold and grumpy. Those three words about sum up my current experience as a young adult living in a student house with two of my friends. This time last year I was excited. Excited about the prospect of venturing out of halls, sorting out my own bills and not […]

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Know your drugs: The good, the bad and the ugly.

August 14, 2013 7:35 pm0 comments
Know your drugs: The good, the bad and the ugly.

So, drugs, we all have our favourites. Whether its chilling for an hour or so with a spliff or an 8 hour trek into the land of the cactus king I think it’s safe to say there are some awesome times to be had under the influence. However, as most […]

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Plans for Drug and Alcohol testing to be enforced in the workplace

February 22, 2013 4:36 pm1 comment
Plans for Drug and Alcohol testing to be enforced in the workplace

Plans to introduce Drug and Alcohol testing are to be put forward by Birmingham City Council in the next few days, following the residential treatment program implementation. The corporate Health and safety committee say their aim is to implement and launch these policies with an emphasis on raising awareness and […]

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Reality: When it hits, you know it

January 30, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Reality: When it hits, you know it

There comes a point in everybody’s life were reality begins to rear it’s ugly head. This normally happens upon finishing university, being in so much debt that you’re considering prostitution and realising you’re probably not going to get a job. When this eventually happens it’s back to square one.  Yes, back to […]

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Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

June 14, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

Years of concern over the increasing prevalence of excessive drinking and alcohol abuse have led to the implementation of various methods and initiatives intended to reduce consumption and put an end to our ‘binge drinking culture’. Discussion over minimum pricing – as supported by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence […]

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