Alcohol & Anxiety

To mark what is ‘Dry January’ for many, Conor looks at the effects that alcohol and caffeine have had on his mental health and the benefits he has felt from going (mostly) sober and caffeine free.

“What I found most traumatic of all is that alcohol can intensify our underlying feelings. It can bring up past memories of trauma or it can dig up repressed feelings in ways that they shouldn’t be brought up.”