alcohol awareness month

Are You Thinking About Your Alcohol Drinking Habits?

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If you’ve been thinking about your drinking habits this Alcohol Awareness Month and would like to explore further, asking yourself some of these questions could help:

This Alcohol Awareness Month, Reevaluate Your Relationship With Alcohol

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Many people have experienced a number of pandemic-related consequences. And for some, COVID-19 has also driven a concerning increase in alcohol consumption. Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to take a deeper look at your drinking habits.

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Alkermes Provides Resources for Talking to a Loved One About Alcohol Dependence

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Alcohol Awareness Month reminder: Talking to a loved one about getting treatment for alcohol dependence can be challenging, but The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has resources to help. Here are some tips on how to start the conversation and provide support through someone’s recovery journey:

How Posting About Alcohol May Be Hurting Those Having Trouble Coping With the Pandemic

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Social media is flooded with memes about drinking as a pandemic coping mechanism but for some, these posts may undermine problematic drinking habits or even alcohol dependence. This Alcohol Awareness Month, we want to remind those who may be struggling that you are not alone and help is available:

Alkermes Kicks Off Alcohol Awareness Month

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Today kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month. Did you know that about 14.4 million adults are living with a disease called alcohol use disorder? Be sure to check back as we’ll be sharing more information and resources throughout the month.

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NH Liquor Commission & Jack Daniel’s Launch Annual Live Free & Host Responsibly Campaign

Year-long initiative encourages responsible alcohol practices for consumers and establishments
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CONCORD, NH, April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the fourth consecutive year, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey are teaming up for the award-winning Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign. Since its launch in 2015, the Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign has reached thousands of NH Liquor & Wine Outlet customers, promoting responsible service and consumption of alcohol.

HEINEKEN USA Puts a Spotlight on Responsible Consumption During Alcohol Awareness Month

Community events and partnerships are aimed at promoting responsibility and brewing a better world
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In support of Alcohol Awareness Month, HEINEKEN USA (headquartered in White Plains, NY) announced today various programs and initiatives that promote responsible drinking and moderate alcohol consumption.

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma, and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.

Alcohol Awareness: Standard Drinks

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The most recent U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that men should not regularly drink more than two standard drinks per day, and women should not regularly drink more than one. A standard drink contains 0.6 fluid ounces of pure alcohol, which is 1.5 oz of spirits (40% ABV), 5 oz. of wine (12% ABV), and 12 oz. of regular beer (5% ABV).  But for people looking to drink responsibly and follow the guidelines, how can you ensure what’s in your glass is the size of a standard drink, and not more?

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Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. –Henry Ford

Brown Forman has a longstanding history of responsibility and is a founding member of The Century Council, a not-for-profit dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the United States, a time for The Century Council, our funders, our partners, and other stakeholders to work together to remind Americans to make responsible decisions about alcohol.

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