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How to identify warning signs, and what you should do next

Pay Attention Clinical psychologist Danielle Barry encourages patients to consider how often they think about alcohol. “Is it the thing you’re looking forward to on your way home from work? If you’re looking forward to a drink more than you’re looking forward to seeing your kids or partner, that’s a warning sign.”

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