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Everything You Need to Know About Nonalcoholic Beer

October 4th, 2021

You might have noticed more people taking a pass on alcohol lately. In February 2021, a report by the beverage analysis firm IWSR predicted that the market for no- and low-alcohol drinks would increase […]

Alcohol-Related Diseases Increased as Some People Drank More During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 14th, 2021

Although the World Health Organization had recommended banning all alcohol sales during lockdowns, concerns arose that such a move would increase the number of people experiencing potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms, further taxing […]

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much?

January 28th, 2021

Alcohol consumption in the U.S. surged in 2020. Booze delivery services gained popularity while market reports relayed information about higher sales volumes. Even academic surveys found people were drinking more — one […]

So Much for Dry January?

January 13th, 2021

Well, that was quick. Dry January, the social-media fueled month of voluntary sobriety, became Damp January in under a week for many temporary teetotalers. Many were horrified enough by the assault […]

Anchorage alcohol tax goes into effect in February. Here’s where the funds are set to go

November 29th, 2020

Anchorage’s alcohol tax, which takes effect Feb. 1, 2021, is expected to bring the Municipality of Anchorage around $12-$13 million in tax revenues. Because of language in the tax, that […]

How Does Social Media Affect Teen Substance Use?

August 14th, 2020

Social media have changed how we engage with the world. They have reshaped how we engage with politics, seek out information, maintain relationships, and make decisions. The impact has been […]

How to Reach Emotional Sobriety & Why It Matters

August 14th, 2020

When we think of sobriety, it’s usually in terms of no longer using alcohol or recreational drugs, but it’s more complicated than that. According to the definition in the Diagnostic and […]

UAA professor develops app to help people stop drinking habits

July 30th, 2020

Studies suggest people are drinking more as they work from home due to COVID-19. A timely app developed by a University of Alaska Anchorage professor is aiming to help people manage their drinking […]

How to Reach Emotional Sobriety & Why It Matters

July 30th, 2020

When we think of sobriety, it’s usually in terms of no longer using alcohol or recreational drugs, but it’s more complicated than that. According to the definition in the Diagnostic and […]

Sobriety’s Not Boring

March 9th, 2020

The term “sober” sounds solemn and unsmiling, but talk to some of the Alaskans who choose to live without alcohol, and they’ll tell you their lives are anything but dull. […]