ALCOHOL: HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

April is “Alcohol Awareness Month.”

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), some warning signs of alcohol abuse include: 

  • Drinking alone when angry or sad
  • Being late to work due to drinking
  • Forgetting what you did while drinking
  • Often having a hangover after drinking

If you suspect that you might have a drinking problem, or you know someone who abuses alcohol, check to see if your resources for treatment such as SAMHSA’s treatment facility locator at http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/, employee assistance program (EAP) provided by your employer, and feel free to contact us.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HealthStart