Fears over middle-class alcoholism

A documentary being shown on ITV tonight will expose the extent of middle-class alcoholism in Britain, which medics fear could cripple the nation with long term health problems.

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Your views: How much of a problem is 'middle-class alcoholism'?

A documentary being shown on ITV tonight will expose the extent of middle-class alcoholism in Britain, which medics fear could cripple the nation with long term health problems. We asked you on our Facebook page just how much of a problem it really is:

"I drink most days because I enjoy a drink. If people have a problem then there's plenty of places they can go to get help. Each to their own I say."

– Martin Hodson

"I'm alcohol dependant but do limit it to night time. It's a hard habit to break, like smoking. It's just a way of dealing with life!"

– Stuart Rouse

"I hardly ever drink at all now. Maybe a glass of wine once in a blue moon.

"I drink more in the summer, sitting in the garden with a nice cold beer is nice.

"As long as you don't get all stupid and drunk in front of children then what you do in your own home is your business, as long as your not hurting anybody."

– Zoe Boswell

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