April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month (along with Autism, Jazz, Confederate History and “National Financial Capability Month” – whatever that means). Alcoholism and Drug Addiction is no joke. This website says that the first weekend in April is set as an “Alcohol-Free Weekend.” As far as awareness and reducing stigma, I think this is complete nonsense. More likely than not, your alcoholic friends don’t give a hoot whether or not you drink. If the thought of a weekend without alcohol scares you, though, you may want to try a little controlled drinking. My name is Laurie & I’m an alcoholic… and I couldn’t be happier about it. 🙂

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