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Stop drinking alcohol as soon as you start trying to conceive

October 16, 2019

Montreal, October 16, 2019 — In its sixth campaign on pregnancy and drinking, Éduc’alcool once again reminds pregnant women and those hoping to become pregnant that, when it comes to the health of the fetus, it’s best to take no risk at all: the moment a woman starts trying to conceive a child, abstaining from alcohol is advised. "Avoiding alcohol from the moment you start trying to ...

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ÉDUC’ALCOOL ANNOUNCES CHAMPIONS OF MODERATION ACROSS QUEBEC

September 18, 2019

Montreal, September 18, 2019 ­— The 2019 champions of moderation are the people of Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, who ranked first for the lowest rate of excessive drinking (5 drinks or more on a single occasion). The achievement is all the more impressive, considering that the region was in the bottom half of the listing in the two previous surveys. Laval and Capitale-Nationale held the ...

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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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Youth, Alcohol, and Cannabis

Youth, Alcohol, and Cannabis

In its first publication on the subject, The Éduc’alcool publication, “Alcohol and cannabis: a very bad combination,” warns users about the synergy that heightens the effects of both substances. This is an important concern that has not ...

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No matter where, no matter when, you can pretty much count on the fact that some people who drink are going to wake up one morning badly hung over. Why? Well, duh. Because they drank too much the night before.

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When it comes to alcohol, we are not all born equal. Genetic heritage, weight and age are among the important factors we must all consider when figuring out what "moderate drinking" means for us.

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Éduc'alcool is an independent, not-for-profit organization.

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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