The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Pandemic-related stress and isolation driving more in Hong Kong to drink, say counsellors, addiction centres

  • Anxiety over Covid-19, boredom, loneliness among reasons people are drinking more
  • Some relief for problem drinkers now that help centres have resumed face-to-face sessions

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
The gloomy situation in Hong Kong and worldwide is driving some into alcohol addiction. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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