Are we in denial about how much we drink?


The number of alcohol-related admissions to A&E in England topped one million for the first time on Thursday. Figures for 2009 to 2010 show a 12 per cent year on year increase.

Admissions include patients with liver disease, mental disorders caused by too much drinking, some cancers as well as accidents and injuries.

Are binge drinkers out in town over the weekend to blame or are we in denial about how much we drink?

Radio 5 live's Stephen Nolan hears from two listeners who have been battling with their alcohol addictions.

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