Lockdown was a stressful, anxious, lonely, and sometimes even downright dull, time for many. On top of the isolation many needed to assume the extra or sole responsibility for tasks
During lockdown restrictions were placed on the sale of alcohol in many countries; some including South Africa and Greenland went so far as to temporarily ban the sale of alcohol altogether.
Alcohol crept up on me, to the outside world my drinking looked normal. I have a sibling who is an addict, so in comparison I suppose it didn’t seem that bad. Behind closed doors it was out of control. I didn’t like what was happening to me,
All over Europe problem gambling or Gambling Addiction has become a real issue. 53% of over 16s in the UK made a bet last year, it is estimated that around 430,000 people are addicted to gambling and 1.85 million are at risk of becoming problem gamblers or Gambling Addicts.