Parties and special occasions usually involve games, music and alcoholic beverages. They are times of festivity and fun. For someone concerned about alcohol intake or battling substance abuse, social events may seem threatening. But it is possible to participate in activities that include alcohol.
Get the Facts about Risky Drinking
The first step to understanding your alcohol limits is to know the facts, signs and symptoms about alcohol abuse. The Deployment Health Clinical Center gives examples of alcohol misuse and facts about risky driving:
- Drinking more or for a longer time than you intend
- Continuing to drink even though it makes you feel depressed or anxious
- Experiencing symptoms of withdrawal when you don’t drink