2015 Alcohol Awareness Month

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence declares each April to be Alcohol Awareness Month. Each year the council chooses an alcohol awareness theme.

This year’s theme is “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” Accordingly, the organization is emphasizing the importance of reducing underage drinking.

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How Do You Know if You Have a Problem With Alcoholism?

In April 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. established Alcohol Awareness Month, and it has been celebrated annually since.

Being aware of alcohol use not only means educating yourself and others on the dangers of alcohol addiction and keeping an eye out for loved ones who may have an alcohol problem — it also means watching for the signs of alcoholism in your own habits.

Too often, social drinking can turn into an alcohol problem. Here are some signs to watch for when you think you may have a problem with alcoholism.

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