Doctors Say Working Australian Mums Seeking Help for Drinking

Australian health experts say Australian mums are increasingly seeking help for drinking.

Experts say the gap between how much males drink compared with females is narrowing and more and more mothers are asking doctors for help, as they “self-medicate” with alcohol.

Although more women are seeking help for alcohol problems, they aren’t going to AA Meetings like people did in the past, modern mums tend to favour online forums and private home based detox programs to get their drinking under control.

According to the study by Tim Slade from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, women are drinking alot more than they did in the past and come close to the amount consumed by men.

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