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TAKE A FREE, QUICK, ANONYMOUS ALCOHOL SCREENING SURVEY AND DETERMINE IF PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION WOULD BE HELPFUL TO YOU.
* If the above link does not take you immediately to the alcohol survey, choose "Take a Survey" and then choose the "Worried About my Drinking" option.
Quitting / Cutting Down Tips
Anyone who drinks may want to think about cutting down or stopping. There are many reasons you may want to cut down or quit, including, improving your health, and improving relationships with your family and friends.
- Set a limit on how much you will drink
- Stay active
- Find more non-alcoholic activities, plays, sporting events, movies, sightseeing, museums, etc.
- Watch out and avoid temptation
- Pick one day during the week in which you will not drink. Then two, then three, then four, then five, then six, then seven
- Don't keep alcohol at home
- Drink only one drink an hour
- Drink slowly!
Information taken from The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and The National Institute of Health
Alcohol and Drug Education
Maloney Hall, Suite 212 - (617) 552-9900
B. C. Police Department
Escort Services - (617) 552-8888
Emergency - (617) 552-4444
Alcohol Hotlines and Websites
Alcohol and Drug Abuse-24 Hour Helpline
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Information
Boston: (617) 426-9444
Children of Alcoholics Foundationhttp://www.coaf.org/
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Informationhttp://www.health.org
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholismhttp://www.niaaa.nih.gov
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencehttp://www.ncadd.org
This site focuses on those who have been affected by other's alcohol abuse.