Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old. Those who think a glass of red wine every evening will help keep the heart healthy will be dismayed. […]
So you had a little too much to drink—again. As long as you’re not driving, is it really that big of a deal? The answer is a big, fat yes. While drinking moderate amounts of alcohol (defined as up to one drink per day for women or up to two for men) has been shown […]
The annual Louis Bunyan Memorial Dance Festival happens this weekend in Hooper Bay. People will be snowmachining in from surrounding communities such as Chevak and Marshall to watch and experience the spring dancing. And this year, they’re seeing something more: talking circles on sobriety. Read more here.
Published Thursday, March 8, 2018. Monday afternoon at 2:30pm, students assembled at Nome-Beltz Junior/Senior High School to talk about preventing domestic violence and alcohol abuse in the community. With speakers including peers, community members, and prevention professionals, students had the opportunity to learn about issues, ask questions and explore sensitive topics in a safe environment. Read […]
A Brown Jug liquor store in Mountain View will close by the end of the year, the company’s owners said Friday, a sign of an Anchorage-wide trend: Citizens are having more success pushing liquor stores to address problems caused by chronic alcoholics and litter. In an unusual agreement with neighbors, Brown Jug made a series of commitments. In addition to […]
The Native village of Napaskiak asked Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday to declare a state of emergency, following an increase in alcohol-related deaths. Bethel’s liquor store has disrupted village life so badly that it requires state and federal intervention, according to tribal council members. Read more here.
For the past several decades, Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 steps have dominated addiction treatment in America — boasting millions of adherents and turning into the standard option within most addiction treatment programs in the US. A new study has found, however, that AA, the original 12-step program, and others like it don’t have to be the only answer […]