NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month
HEALTHY CHOICES, HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: PREVENT UNDERAGE DRINKING
NCADD Alcohol Awareness – The Key to Community Change, Personal and Family Recovery.
Alcohol Awareness Month, held every April, was founded by and has been sponsored by NCADD since 1987 to increase public awareness and understanding aimed at reducing the stigma that too often prevents individuals and families from seeking help.
Over consumption of alcohol can lead to major health risks at any point of a drinkers drinking career. Long term abuse may lead to addiction and alcohol dependency. During Alcohol Awareness Month, The Watershed encourages you to take this time to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of alcohol addiction and abuse.
Alcohol Awareness Month Statistics: Alarming facts about underage drinking
If you are drinking too much, you can improve your health by cutting back or quitting. If you find that you can not stop even when you want to and are unsure if you have a problem with alcohol, or if you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, take this free and confidential quiz now: Alcohol Addiction Quiz
For more information about the signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse, click here: Symptoms and signs of addiction and alcohol abuse
The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs offers a free 24 hour addiction treatment helpline and referral service. Through providing valuable addiction treatment options, The Watershed ensures that every individual calling in receives the type of care they deserve. No matter how desperate the situation, The Watershed can help 1-800-861-1768.
Information Retrieved from The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD): http://www.ncadd.org/index.php/programs-a-services/alcohol-awareness-month