Alcoholics Reveal The Moment They Knew They Had A Drinking Problem

People who suffer from alcohol addiction have revealed the moment they knew their drinking had got out of hand. From hiding their alcohol consumption from friends and drinking alone to memory blackouts and broken relationships, the revelations posted on Reddit are both heartbreaking and eye-opening. While some say the wake-up call prompted them to become…

New ‘Eatwell Guide’ Advises Public To Eat More Fruit, Veg And Carbs And Less Sugar

Public Health England (PHE) has released a new Eatwell Guide to help members of the public make healthier decisions around food. The official Government guide has been refreshed to reflect updated dietary recommendations. It includes more fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates and has fewer sugary foods and drinks than the previous guidelines.  The guide has…

Virtual Breathalyser Will Let You Know If You’re Too Drunk To Drive

Despite the number of drink driving deaths falling dramatically in the UK over the last three decades, hundreds of people are still killed each year as a result of alcohol-fuelled collisions. Thousands more are seriously injured.  While government campaigns have largely discouraged people from drinking and driving on the same night, one in five drivers…

Purple Community Fund’s Jane Walker MBE On How She Wants To Solve Britain’s Reoffending Rates Problem

“My heart’s been in rubbish for the last 20 years,” Jane Walker tells The Huffington Post UK matter of factly. “I tend to feel like this will always be my modus operandi. It’s amazing what you can make from waste.” She’s certainly not wrong. The 52-year-old Brit’s unusual career has been littered with other people’s…

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