Another overly sensational story?
Is this merely another overly sensational story? Well, not according to the recently published 2010/2011 National Advisory Committee in Drugs (NACD) survey . In addition to revealing that the use of sedatives and anti-depressants has increased by 40 per cent in the last five years, the survey shows that the “main offenders” come from both extremes of the social divide. Those classified under the survey as A, i.e. professional, senior management and top civil servants, provided 18 per cent of the sample, while those classified under the survey as E, i.e. all those dependent on the State long-term, provided a further 19 per cent of the total sample. Continue Reading →