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Alcohol Awareness Month


April is Alcohol Awareness Month—a time to raise awareness and understanding of alcohol use and misuse. It offers communities a chance to gain more understanding of how individuals struggle with alcohol use and offers resources and support.

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April Alcohol Awareness Month Help & resources are available.

Post Copy Option 1 - All Platforms: April is #AlcoholAwarenessMonth—a time to raise awareness of alcohol use & misuse. Find helpful resources on alcohol use & misuse prevention, treatment & recovery support services that you & your community can use to support those who may be struggling:

Post Copy Option 2 - All Platforms: Do you have concerns about the health, wellness, and well-being of yourself, your child, or someone you care about? Find support with Screen4Success—a quick and easy way to identify areas where someone may benefit from more support: #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 3 - All Platforms: Prevention works. Get the tools and resources to help start the conversations with youth about the importance of alcohol avoidance and other healthy lifestyle choices. Get started with SAMHSA's “Talk. They Hear You.” #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 4 - All Platforms: This #AlcoholAwarenessMonth, and every month, download free evidence-based resources on alcohol use and misuse prevention, treatment, and recovery support services from the SAMHSA store:

Post Copy Option 5 - All Platforms: #AlcoholAwarenessMonth is an important opportunity to highlight the positive impact of the effectiveness of underage drinking prevention. Get the latest research and resources to support underage drinking prevention and related issues at

Post Copy Option 6 - All Platforms: #DYK: Alcohol is the most prevalent substance involved in substance-related emergency department visits. Learn more this #AlcoholAwarenessMonth in SAMHSA's newly released Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) report:

Post Copy Option 7 - All Platforms: SAMHSA’s recently released Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short-report offers important statistics about the role of alcohol in emergency department visits. Learn more this #AlcoholAwarenessMonth:

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April Alcohol Awareness Month Help is available.; SAMHSA’s National Helpline 1-800-662-HELP (4357);; 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 988 or

Post Copy Option 1 - All Platforms: Treatment for alcohol use varies based on a person’s needs. But there are many choices today that make #recovery possible. Visit if you or someone you know is looking for help for alcohol use or misuse. #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 2 - All Platforms: It is possible to live a healthy and productive life. If you or someone you know is looking for help related to alcohol use or misuse, free and confidential support is available at #RecoveryIsPossible #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 3 - All Platforms: Spread the word this #AlcoholAwarenessMonth 📢 Prevention works. Treatment is effective. #RecoveryIsPossible for everyone. If you or someone you know needs support for alcohol use or misuse, help is available at

Post Copy Option 4 - All Platforms: The FDA has approved medications to treat alcohol use disorder at different stages of an individual's recovery. Whether someone has stopped drinking or not, treatment medications may be available. Learn more: #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 5 - All Platforms: This #AlcoholAwarenessMonth, learn about different FDA-approved medications to treat alcohol use disorder at different stages of recovery: #RecoveryIsPossible

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Check Your Alcohol Use: Set a daily and weekly drinking limit
Write down your limit and keep it with you; Record how much you drink each day; Avoid situations and triggers that cause you to drink; Ask a friend to help you stay within your limit; Talk with a doctor about your alcohol use.
What is a Standard Drink?
12 ounces of beer (5% alcohol content). 8 ounces of malt liquor (7% alcohol content). 5 ounces of wine (12% alcohol content). 1.5 ounces or a “shot” of 80-proof (40% alcohol content) distilled spirits or liquor (e.g., gin, vodka, rum, tequila, whiskey, brandy).

Post Copy Option 1 - All Platforms: The use and misuse of alcohol affects the health and well-being of millions of Americans. Use these tips to help check your alcohol use. For more information or to get help, visit #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

Post Copy Option 2 - All Platforms: Do you know what is considered a standard drink? 12 oz of beer; 8 oz of malt liquor; 5 oz of wine; 1.5 oz of distilled spirits or liquor are considered standard drinks. Learn more about alcohol use this #AlcoholAwarenessMonth:

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Signs of Drinking Too Much. You drink more or longer than you intended; You try to cut down or stop drinking, but are not able to; You need to drink more than you once did, to get the effect you want; You continue to drink even though it makes you feel depressed or anxious - or adds to another health problem; Loved ones or trusted friends have made comments about your drinking; You spend a lot of time drinking or thinking about alcohol; You find that drinking interferes with daily activities, family, friends, or work; Or maybe… You have had legal problems due to drinking; You have experienced symptoms of withdrawal when; you don’t drink (such as shakiness, sweating, tremors, headaches, anxiety, irritability, and/or insomnia)

Post Copy - All Platforms: Do you know the signs of drinking too much? These are some of the signs that may mean someone is drinking too much. If you’re concerned that you or a friend may be struggling, there are resources available to help: #AlcoholAwarenessMonth

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Last Updated: 03/27/2024
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