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Abusive drinking and sex are a bad combination

April 07, 2017

Alcohol has a disinhibiting effect that may help lead to sexual intimacy. However, abusive drinking can lead straight to disaster, in terms of both the relationship and the sex. What’s more, when taken in more than moderate amounts, alcohol can generate a series of problems—in particular, it can make the intoxicated person more vulnerable to various types of sexual ...

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Éduc’alcool celebrates St.Patrick’s Day with 10 tips to promote moderation

March 16, 2017

With thousands of parade-goers due to line the streets of the city, next weekend, Éduc’alcool is celebrating the event by handling ten tips intended to remind people who choose to drink to do so in moderation. These tips will help people make the most of St. Patrick’s Day festivities, while reminding them to pace themselves and refrain from drinking excessively at and around the parade ...

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Thoughts on abstinence: one month a year or one day a week?

February 28, 2017

With a number of Quebecers abstaining from alcohol during February now, we thought this would be a good time to take a closer look at the phenomenon. More than one abstinence movement has sprung up in recent years. It all started in Australia, with “Ocsober.” Then came “Dry January” in the United Kingdom. Not long ago, the “Défi 28 jours” was introduced in Quebec by la Fondation ...

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Campagne 2340 : C’est reparti !

February 28, 2013

Janvier 2013 marque la relance de la campagne d’Éduc’alcool sur la promotion des niveaux de consommation d’alcool à faible risque. Notre organisme, qui a tiré des leçons de la campagne de l’an dernier, a suivi à la lettre les orientations déterminées par son conseil d’administration pour la poursuite de ce plan quinquennal. Rappelons qu’Éduc’alcool avait décidé de ...

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Its members are parapublic institutions, alcoholic beverage industry associations and individuals from various milieus (public health, education, journalism), who, fully of aware of their social responsibility, implement information, education and prevention programs designed to help young people and adults make enlightened, responsible decisions about drinking.

Éduc'alcool's commitment is accurately reflected in its slogan: La modération a bien meilleur goût / Moderation is always in good taste.

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