KAAS


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KAASKirklees Alcohol Advisory Service (Huddersfield, England, UK)
KAASKorean American Actuarial Society (New York)
KAASKorean Academy of Agricultural Sciences (North Korea)
KAASKnowledge as a Service (various companies)
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He went along to the KAAS meetings and over time reduced his drinking to nil.
Statistics show that 70-80 people will access KAAS each week, with around 30 attending their meetings.
Of those who seek the support of KAAS 70% are male and 30% are female - and they're getting younger too.
Asked why he believed many people do not access the support of groups like KAAS, Norman said: "It could be because of the stigma associated with alcoholism.
The KAAS service is administered by eight people, all volunteers.
Of the people seen by KAAS a third come off the booze, a third change their behaviour, and a third just stop coming.
KAAS is run by volunteers and funded by KirkleesDrug andAlcohol Action Teamand Kirklees Primary Care Trust.
About 30% of people who attend KAAS sessions achieve alcohol-free lives.
Support groups such as KAAS promote a responsible attitude to alcohol and help minimise the harmful effects of excessive drinking.
From February 5 KAAS will meet every Tuesday at the Salvation Army Centre on Bradford Road, Batley, from 7pm to 9pm.
The 64-year-old former teacher from Liversedge has not had a drink for 18 months since undergoing detox treatment and attending KAAS meetings.