Tag Archives: Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcoholism Awareness Month: The costs associated with alcoholism

The costs associated with alcoholism touch the full spectrum of everything that makes us human. It impacts us physically, mentally, emotionally, financially and legally. It affects our relationships with others as we can devolve into another person, and we spend…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month: What role does biology play in alcoholism and is it a disease?

Dad drank and probably still does. Mom’s side drank too. Some of the best parties I’ve ever been to in my life were held in the Bank of England recreation center. Mom is crown subject and comes from a long line of…

April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Underage drinking and the new gateway drug

It was over the stove in a cupboard high above my head. I knew where my father, a highly functioning alcoholic in his own right, stashed his never-ending supply of gin or vodka or whiskey. Beer, of course, was kept…

 

April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Why do people drink and why is it so culturally acceptable?

Alcohol has been around for thousands of years. It’s a part of our culture and society and is a legal drug that’s easily available and inexpensive. It’s been a part of religious traditions since the dawn of religion and we…

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