Alcohol and Me – Michael’s Story

As part of Alcohol Awareness Week (11-17 November), Alcohol Change UK requested guest blogs called, Alcohol and Me, which is the theme for the week. The week is about awareness-raising, campaigning for change, and more.

Michael Platford, a former Aspinden Care Home resident, submitted one of the blogs, which has now been published. Please follow the link to read Michael’s story on 

We applaud Michael for his bravery and honesty in the telling of his story and hope that lessons can be learned.