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Want to Save Money, Lose Weight and Sleep Better?

As we bid farewell to 2019 and look forward to not just a new year but the dawn of a new decade many of us reflect on what we would like to do differently. Personal health and fitness are usually top of our lists. Gym memberships are renewed, walking and cycling gear dusted down andContinue reading “Want to Save Money, Lose Weight and Sleep Better?”

Alcohol & Me…Christopher’s Story

For most young people drinking is about going out and getting off your head and then when you sober up the next day you just get on with your business. From the outside my drinking probably looked the same as this but when others went to get on with their lives I just wanted toContinue reading “Alcohol & Me…Christopher’s Story”

Alcohol & Me…Amanda’s Story

“Alcohol wasn’t really a thing when I was growing up. My parents only drank an occasional sherry or half lager on special occasions and from my teens I was taking medication for epilepsy which meant I couldn’t drink — if I did I increased my risk of a seizure. So my first encounter with alcohol as aContinue reading “Alcohol & Me…Amanda’s Story”

Alcohol & Me…Marie’s Story

“I’m not naturally outgoing and I’ve always found social events and groups to be quite daunting. When I was at university, I started having a few drinks before going out in the evening, which I believed took the edge off my social anxiety, and helped me to be more chatty and fun in company. IContinue reading “Alcohol & Me…Marie’s Story”

DACA’s AGM and Annual Report — 2018–19

After 43 years of working in West Dunbartonshire, there are few local charities with the organisational memory, knowledge and experience which Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA) can bring to the community. Our AGMs are always a timely reminder of this as we welcome back past and present clients, colleagues, volunteers, Board members, partners andContinue reading “DACA’s AGM and Annual Report — 2018–19”