News 21 March 2018: The ‘normal’ men on how drinking took over their lives Our treatment manager Anya Sparks was recently interviewed by Esquire magazine to talk about alcohol dependency in men in their 30s and early 40s. Esquire also spoke to three men, who all identify - or have identified - as alcohol dependent. They all had good jobs, loving relationships and nice homes they could call their own. What's more, they all feel their alcoholism crept up on them - over time, social drinking cascaded into full-blown addiction. Dan was treated for his addiction over a six-week period at Clouds House. You can read the full story here.