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Addiction

The effects of alcohol can be damaging to our physical and emotional health, especially if we experience depression or anxiety.
Alcohol, depression and anxiety

Many of us enjoy a drink or two, but like many things in life it’s important to practice moderation. The effects of alcohol can be damaging to our physical and emotional health, especially if we experience depression or anxiety.

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Drinking responsibly - Standard drinking guidelines

Excessive drinking can not only harm your health but also damage relationships you care about. Here MensLine Australia looks at the recommended drinking guidelines, how drinking too much can have a negative impact on those around you, and the steps you can take today to minimise alcohol consumption.

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When drinking becomes a problem

Alcohol abuse is a serious public health problem and can affect relationships, mental wellbeing and even physical health. Is your drinking becoming a problem? Find out more.

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Addressing problem gambling

Australians spend more than $23 billion a year on gambling, and whilst some people can have the occasional bet without it being an issue, others gamble more – to the point where it impacts their daily life and becomes a problem. Here are some signs that gambling may be affecting you and those you care about, as well as some ways you can get help.

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Addressing problem drinking

If your drinking is impacting your life, then it’s important to recognise that and seek help. Here we look at ways to start addressing your relationship with alcohol.

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Recognising drug addiction

What is drug addiction? How do you know if you have a problem and where can you get help?

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Alcohol and mental health

It’s a tragedy that the chosen coping mechanisms for so many blokes are the ones that cause the most damage to mental health.

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