Category: Alcohol Awareness Month

  • 10 Things that being Alcohol-Free has made Me Aware of – A Tribute to Alcohol Awareness Month

    10 Things that being Alcohol-Free has made Me Aware of – A Tribute to  Alcohol Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the USA. It is?  Really? I’d never heard of it before it was mentioned in my online community last week. So I did some field research, and do you know what I found out?  Not one person I asked had heard of it either, not even my teenage kids […]

  • Alcohol Awareness Agenda – Please Stop Sober Shaming!

    Alcohol Awareness Agenda – Please Stop Sober Shaming!

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States. We speak often and openly about our national epidemic of opioid addiction, yet talking of alcohol as an equally dangerous drug is considered an overreaction. Suggesting that Wine o’clock is problematic can get you kicked out of the cool club. I wish that society could show […]

  • Want to Quit Drinking? Tips From an Everyday Sober Super Hero

    Want to Quit Drinking? Tips From an Everyday Sober Super Hero

    I read in Paul Churchill’s book, Alcohol is Sh!t “If you want to figure out why you drink, quit drinking and you’ll find out pretty quick.” That hit home. I drink because I hate my life and it bores me to tears. I drink to make myself sufficiently numb and mindless that I can stand […]

  • The Truth Behind the Statistics for Alcohol Awareness Month

    The Truth Behind the Statistics for Alcohol Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States. Alcohol Awareness Month should be an important event considering current statistics of alcohol-related death, disease, and dependence, but statistics can be mind-numbing. When I see the number 95,000 representing annual deaths by alcohol abuse in the United States, it is hard to wrap around the significance […]

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