Alcohol Awareness Month

What is Alcohol Awareness Month? Established in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Alcohol Awareness Month occurs in April. The purpose of Alcohol Awareness Month is to educate Americans about the dangers of alcohol use. Over 17 million Americans have a serious problem with alcohol, but only a fraction of that…

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy

Alcohol in Pregnancy

Drinking while pregnant has many known risks, but there are some misconceptions. Ask a member of one of the older generations, and they might tell you that having one drink now and then during pregnancy is safe, but modern research shows that isn’t true. Despite this, CDC data shows that drinking during pregnancy has actually…