Why were more people drinking during lockdown?

The increase in people with an alcohol dependency issue When the first lockdown happened, it required all the bars, clubs and pubs to close to control the spread of COVID-19. This did not stop people from drinking. There were higher numbers of people buying alcohol from the supermarkets as they believed alcohol will help them overcome their anxieties related to the pandemic. Addiction and mental health Those who develop a dependency on alcohol may have mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or any other mental health condition. It is commonly used to helpĀ manage symptoms of a mental health condition, or can also be used as their way… Read More

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