How to Celebrate Alcohol Awareness Month (April)

This April marks the 27th anniversary of Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). The theme of “Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow,” is aimed at “Improving and Saving Lives Through Prevention, Treatment and Recovery,” according to the NCADD website.

DePaul’s NCADD-RA (Rochester Area), a proud affiliate of the national NCADD, is dedicated to education, support, resources, advocacy and referral.

Educate yourself in order to educate others

NCADD’s website has ample resources, including categorized information for parents, youth, people in recovery and family and friends. NCADD-RA has English and Spanish fact sheets for underage drinking.

If you or someone you know is alcohol and/or drug dependent:
-Call 1-800-NCA-CALL (622-2255) for immediate assistance
Find your closest NCADD affiliate

Celebrate Alcohol-Free Weekend (April 5-7)

alcohol free weekend graphic April 5-7, 2013

Spread Awareness

NCADD-RA’s Pinterest board is an excellent resource for the latest information, infographics, and ad campaigns.

For example, here’s a shareable infographic by Medical Insurance: “The Truth About Alcoholism” (click to view larger)

The Truth about Alcoholism Infographic

You can also tweet about Alcohol Awareness Month with the hashtag #AlcoholAwareness.

This April and every day, NCADD and NCADD-RA strive to reduce the incidence and prevalence of the disease of alcoholism and other drug dependence. Remember: There is help, there is hope and there is healing!

2 comments on “How to Celebrate Alcohol Awareness Month (April)

  1. Andrew R Hammer says:

    it's really hard to read anything on that blue picture. even if you download it and try to zoom in on it, it's too blurry.

    1. DePaul says:

      Hi Andrew,

      Thanks for the heads up. We updated the link (here's the source of the infographic:

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