Feeling Green the Day After Saint Patrick’s Day

Have you ever woken up on March 18th and been hung over? Often when I teach alcohol awareness classes we discuss St. Patrick’s Day and the role it plays in my students lives.  It may not surprise you that high percentage of students taking alcohol awareness classes think that St. Pat... [More]

Yes, an Alcohol Awareness Class Can Actually Help You

  Most people who take an alcohol class expect to be bored and to have the topics not apply to them They come in expecting alcohol as a legal, harmless drink that somehow got them into trouble. Almost no student sees that they have a problem. Most people drink alcohol. It is estimated that mo... [More]

Finding an Alcohol Awareness Class in Your State

Often when students need to find an alcohol awareness class in their state, they don't know where to start. Not only do they have to choose between an 8 hour Level 1, 16 hour Level 2 and 24 hour Level 3 alcohol class, but they also need to find one close to their location. Fortunately there are onli... [More]

Can an Alcohol Awareness Class Make you Healthier?

Many people who take an online alcohol class think they will be bored and to have the subject matter completely unrelated to them. They come in expecting alcoholic beverages as a legal, harmless beverage that somehow got them into trouble. Almost no student sees that they have a problem Most p... [More]

Moving Past Denial Part 2

Often when I teach alcohol awareness classes I question my students, “Do you think you have a drinking problem?” This set of blog entries will discuss what is a “problem” and understant your social drinking has become a problem-drinking habit. We will also address 3... [More]

Moving Past Denial Part 1

  Often when I teach alcohol awareness classes I ask my students, “Do you think you have a drinking problem?” This series of articles will discuss what constitutes a “problem” and recognize that your social drinking habit has turned into a problem-drinking pattern. &nbs... [More]