Alaska military bases limit alcohol sales to reduce drinking-related suicides

Alaska military bases have decided to limit alcohol sales to reduce suicides related to drinking.

Two U.S. military bases in Alaska limited their alcohol sales to decrease drinking-induced mental health issues, including suicide. Effective Friday, “alcohol may not be purchased between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. on the installation,” according to a Facebook¬†post¬†Thursday from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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