Category: Alcohol Awareness Month

Drink Less Alcohol

“So you don’t think you have a drinking problem? Prove it.” How many times have we felt like saying this to someone? How many people should have said this to us? During the remainder of the summer, we’d like to issue a challenge: Stop drinking so much. Too Much Drinking Our society has glamorized alcohol to the […]

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Ten Questions to Ask Yourself about Drinking

As we’ve talked this whole month, there are many people in our country that abuse alcohol. There are an estimated 14 million alcoholics or alcohol abusers in the United States. But let’s not be so blind to our own actions that we see the alcohol problems around us and forget to look at ourselves. This […]

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Adults Providing Alcohol to Minors

Supplying alcohol to minors. We probably all know someone who does this – maybe as kids we had that favorite adult that would help us get beer for our parties. Maybe as parents we wonder who that adult is for our kids. Maybe we ourselves are the ones illegally giving or selling alcohol to minors. […]

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Fun without Alcohol

Some people still think they can’t have any fun without alcohol. During Alcohol Awareness month, it is a good time to offer fun, fulfilling activities that don’t involve alcohol. Many groups have been working on new and interesting outings and events to let people know that alcohol doesn’t necessarily mean more fun. Alcohol Awareness month […]

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Helping Families through Therapy

There are many doubts that one faces when getting help for alcoholism. It’s a big step to take, and people know that getting sober is a life-changing task. Some changes have to do with relationships with loved ones. For example, what if getting sober causes strain among family members?  Will your spouse or friends still […]

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Why People Start Drinking

As we look at the different aspects of alcoholism and alcohol abuse this month, it may help us to look into why people drink in the first place. We know that our society has glamorized drinking a great deal and for many, it is simply a way of life. Alcohol consumption in moderation is not […]

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Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol awareness – that’s what this month is all about. Our society is one that still takes great pleasure in drinking alcohol. A glass or two of wine is seen as romantic when on a date. Beer is viewed as the drink for the hard-working individual. Hard drinks soothe people after a long or stressful […]

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Alcoholism Among Native Americans

While alcoholism can affect anyone, it tends to follow certain economic and ethnic groups. Many people start drinking at various stages of life, such as teen or college years when partying is more a priority, those who are middle-aged and over-workd, and elderly who may be depressed and lonely. Alcoholism also tends to run in […]

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