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Free alcohol awareness event offers insights and assistance

Published 04/01/2019

red ribbonApril is National Alcohol Awareness Month and South County Hospital will host an informational event to educate the public about the dangers of excessive drinking and the treatment options available locally.

On Thursday, April 25, from 10 am - 2 pm, health professionals from South County Health and other organizations that provide counseling and recovery services will be set up in the Art Hallway of South County Hospital. They will be available to speak with those who want to learn more about the dangers of alcohol abuse and provide guidance on where to find additional resources and assistance to help those affected by alcohol.

Members of South County Hospital’s Substance Use Disorder Committee including Diane Benson, Joann Esposito, David Floyd and Colleen Handrigan will be at the event. The session will focus on educating the public about excessive alcohol consumption, the impact of alcohol on your overall health, and ways you can talk to family or friends who may have a drinking problem.

This event is free and open to all members of the public. To learn more, call 401-788-1462.