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Nick Bracks: Alcohol and depression

Session Info:

Alcohol is frequently used as a coping mechanism by those suffering from mental illnesses like depression. Alcohol itself is a depressant and if abused, can also be a root cause of depression. This volatile relationship between alcohol and mental health highlights the need for educative measures to help prevent alcohol abuse.

  • Personal reflections
  • Teenage binge drinking
  • Effects of alcohol abuse on brain development
  • The vicious cycle: using alcohol to deal with depression & how alcohol causes depression
  • What the evidence tells us about achieving behaviour change

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