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Slot machines and candy crush saga!!!

It’s not uncommon for people to play Candy Crush Saga for four hours straight! That’s a long time to not be doing anything else, but the game is that immersive that the player doesn’t notice the time passing, even if […]

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Drink Driving

Drinking Driving – two dangerous ‘D’s when mixed together! At Aquarius we are not against drinking, having a social drink with friends is fine if you’re in control and sticking to the recommended safer guidelines. What we are concerned about […]

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October

What do we associate October with? It is Halloween, the start of dark mornings, the leaves are falling and we’re officially in autumn. It is the most popular day of the year to give birth (yes more babies are born […]

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Dementia in young people

It was reported today that the number of cases of dementia in younger people is double what we originally thought; approximately 42,000. Dementia is thought of as an illness that people get at the end of life in their 80’s […]

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Recovery Month? What’s that?

September is recovery month! What does that mean exactly? Recovery month? These days there seems to be a card for everything, a week to celebrate something or other and a national day for something else. Indeed in the last 6 […]

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The 4:50 from Addiction – Chapter 1 – 4

Chapter 1 Mrs McGillcuddy panted along the platform in the wake of her porter carrying her suitcase. Mrs McGillicuddy was short and stout, and the porter was tall and free striding. The race was therefore an uneven one and the […]

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Music Festivals – the season is here

Festivals are nothing new to us, religious festivals have been held for thousands of years and continue to be celebrated today. However the term festival now conjures up images of music, camping, friends, muddy boots and alcohol. Many people have […]

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New Zealand have licenced sellers of legal highs

Keeping legal highs legal is how New Zealand is tackling its problem with alternative ‘legal’ highs.  They have just introduced a law that will licence sellers of alternative highs and only allow the sale of highs that have been through clinical […]

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