Alcoholism in France

France’s first port of call for all addicts

2016.04.07

In France, the first online village for addiction has been launched. The information portal for smokers, alcoholics and heroin addicts who seek help is designed like a country village, where each building corresponds to ...

Drive dangerously and you could end up like me

2015.09.17

Rodolphe Barry had a successful professional modelling career 21 years, four months and 11 days ago. Today, he depends on a wheelchair. A terrible car accident caused by drink-driving changed his life completely. Now ...

Lunchtime drinking banned in the land of wine

2014.07.09

It's 'au-revoir' to lunch breaks with a glass of good wine. And no more alcohol drinks to toast colleagues' birthdays. This is what awaits employees of French firms because, from 3 July, companies can ...

Wine is both a blessing and a curse for France

2013.03.06

A glass of wine a day may be good for the heart, but three will damage your health, to say the least. This warning comes from French researchers, who have shown that alcohol abuse ...