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Problem of secret boozing in the Dungannon District revealed by health report

Binge drinking is on the increase in Dungannon

Binge drinking is on the increase in Dungannon

  • by By Anthony Quinn
 

The problem of secret boozing in the Dungannon District has been laid bare in a new government health survey, which reveals that more than half of local respondents admit to drinking excessively, with more than one in five describing themselves as ‘binge drinkers’.

The results show that more than half of respondents in the Southern Health Trust area, which includes the Dungannon District, say they exceed the recommended daily alcohol limit – with one in six men admitting they do so at least three times a week.

Read the full story in next week’s Tyrone Times.

 

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