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Problem drinking affects old and young

Latest research shows the Isle of Man faces broadly similar alcohol misuse levels to the United Kingdom, but two significant groups stand out as needing particular help.

Next month the Island's Alcohol Advisory Service will be hosting a public seminar on drinking problems, which will look further at ways of reducing alcohol consumption.

Director of the Isle of Man Alcohol Advisory Service Thea Ozenturk says some of the statistics from the Island make for uneasy reading:

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