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Alcohol awareness month

(Photo Credit Aksel Lian via Wiki Commons)

April marks alcohol awareness month, a time for public health and treatment advocates to highlight the dangers of excessive drinking. Alcoholism is a big problem in Alaska and recent public events have promoted having fun without having alcohol. Will the sans concept catch on? We speak with sobriety advocates and those in recovery about combating alcohol misuse on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

  • Charles Michael Herndon, M.D., internist and addiction medicine specialist
  • Mike Williams, Akiak Native Community Tribal Leader, dog musher and sobriety advocate
  • Tiffany Hall, Executive Director of Recover Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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