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Charity helps tackle 'endemic' alcohol problem

A Dumfries and Galloway charity is warning about the growing problems of alcohol in Scotland. Staff at the Alcohol and Drugs Support group in Castle Douglas say alcohol has never been cheaper or more available and the problem is 'endemic'.

The group has has helped thousands of people with addiction problems over the past 21 years.

Fiona Armstrong went to see some of their work.

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