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Alcohol and drug misuse

What is alcohol and drug misuse?

Who is at risk of substance misuse?

How do I know if I have a problem?

What treatments are available for alcohol and drug misuse?

Sources of support

Support organisations

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  • Produced by Nick Ridgman, Head of Health Content, Bupa UK, July 2018
    Next review due July 2021

    Expert reviewer Dr Pablo Vandenabeele, Clinical Director for Mental Health, Bupa UK

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