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Posted by: Adam Stoler of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services  Alcohol Screening org

Now that we’re two weeks into the New Year, how are you doing on your Resolutions?  Maybe you intended to drink more water, get more exercise, or be healthier? Sometimes we can have a hard time meeting these new goals. I know I do!

If you are trying to be healthier, sometimes drinking alcohol can get in the way of that goal. Did you know that one glass of wine (5 ounces) can have over 150 calories?

How much is in a drink? Can I use alcohol safely? How can I drink less alcohol?

To find out the answers to these questions and get useful feedback on how to improve your health, take a quick and interactive quiz at www.alcoholscreening.org.

If you are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol use or are looking for support for your own or a loved one’s recovery visit www.helpline-online.com or call 1-800-327-5050 (7 days; multi-lingual); TTY: 1-888-448-8621 for peer support services, confidential information, and referrals to counseling.

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