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10 unbelievable facts about alcohol

Amazing unknown facts about alcohol

10 unbelievable facts about alcohol

  1. Stone Age Tipple

Discovery of late Stone Age jugs suggest that intentionally fermented drinks (alcohol) existed as early as the Neolithic period (about 10,000 BC)

Source: National Geographic

  1. Alcoholic 5 a day

Most vegetables and fruits contain a small amount of alcohol in them

  1. Cocktails were created to disguise bad booze

Cocktails became popular in the US prohibition when alcohol was banned and people made their own alcohol secretly and then masked the taste of the poorly produced alcohol with mixers

  1. Most expensive vodka

The world’s most expensive vodka ‘Billionaire Vodka’ costs a staggering $3.75million. It is passed through sand made from crushed diamonds and gems and then comes in a platinum encased, diamond encrusted bottle.

  1. Drunk with no alcohol

There is a condition called ‘auto-brewery syndrome’ where high levels of candida yeast in the intestines can produce so much alcohol that they can cause drunkenness.

  1. Czechs love their beer

The biggest consumers of beer are the Czech people with a per capita consumption of beer per head of a whopping 40 gallons

  1. High speed cork

A popped champagne cork can reach speeds of 60 miles an hour

  1. Legal for children to drink in UK

In the UK it is legal for children over 5 years of age to drink alcohol at home or on other private premises

Source: Drink Aware

  1. Straight to the brain

It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol

Source: Science Daily

  • Sexually frustrated flies

Flies drink alcohol when they are sexually frustrated

Source: Time magazine

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Services we offer

Alcohol Detox

Pharmalogical detox under medical supervision in a residential environment.


Alcohol Rehab

A range of therapies giving you the tools to stay sober, clean and live a full life


Drug Detox

Pharmalogical detox under medical supervision in a residential environment.


Drug Rehab

A range of therapies giving you the tools to stay drug free, clean and live a full life


Treatments we offer

Cannabis Addiction

We're here to treat cannabis addiction.


Cocaine Addiction

We deal with all levels of cocaine addiction.


Heroin Addiction

We offer compassionate heroin addiction treatment.


Linwood House

We are in Barnsley, with good road access to the M1 and UK motorways. If you live within 50 miles we can arrange a taxi service to collect you free of charge.


We are pleased to announce that we are re-opening Linwood House on Monday 6th July but, in the interests of safety, this will be a limited service.

For the safety of our residents and staff, we have made changes to the way that some of our services operate in order for us to be classed as a “COVID-19 Secure” facility.

We are open to provide residential rehabilitation services for drugs and alcohol and we are now pleased to offer support with gambling addiction (we have been busy).

Please drop us a line using the message facility or call us directly.

Thank you for your continued patience during this time of uncertainty.

We will continue to post updates as things develop so please do keep checking our website, Facebook and Twitter pages for updates, advice and support.

The safety and wellbeing of our residents (past, present and future) is our highest priority and we shall continue supporting people as much as we possibly can during this difficult time.

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