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Montreal 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guide

February 16, 2015

Here we are again, back for the second year following the huge success of the 2014 St. Patrick’s Day Survival Guide! After all, what good would it be on St.Paddy’s Day if you weren’t wearing green, listening to a bit of the aul diddly diddly and shouting a few words of garbled Gaeilge? This guide will make sure you know exactly what’s going on in the leprechaun capital of ...

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Guide to successful entertaining

July 15, 2014

You’re planning a party for a high number of guests but you’re unsure about the quantity of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks you should provide. Use our planning tool. Like any good host, you want to do your best to meet your guests’ expectations. At the same time, it’s impossible to know exactly what and how much each guest will want to drink. To help you organize your event, ...

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A Guide for PSYCHOEDUCATORS

June 05, 2014

These recommended drinking limits aim to reduce long-term health risks. Advise clients: To have some non-drinking days every week to minimize tolerance and habit formation. Not to increase drinking to the upper limit, since health benefits are greatest at less than 1 drink per day. That adults with reduced tolerance (whether due to low body weight, being under 25, or over 65, or ...

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Drinking, driving, making the right choice

Whenever you get together to celebrate with friends or family, remember that drinking too much--or irresponsibly--inevitably leads to inebriation and discomfort. Above all, remember that drinking ...

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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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