Archive for May, 2014

Summertime is the time of cookouts, summer parties, and sleep-overs! When you’re hanging out with your buddies in the warmer weather, why not try out a few mocktails and other alcohol-free drinks? Our Pinterest Board is full of ideas for you and your friends! Try them out and have a guilt-free buzz from fellowship and fun!

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Happy Memorial Day!

Posted: May 26, 2014 by cpmacartersville in Headlines
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Happy Memorial Day from Rethink the Drink!

If you’re out partying with your family and friends tonight, be sure to avoid abusing alcohol and other drugs! Remember the dangers and unwanted side effects. Endeavor to have a great time and to actually remember your fun! Alcohol is not necessary for a good time. If you’re of age and enjoy an alcoholic drink today, be a good role model for those minors and do not drink to intoxication.

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The Coast Guard says alcohol use contributed to 16 percent of deaths on the water in 2013. (Source) If you’re a person who loves boating or swimming with friends during the summer months, be sure to avoid alcohol abuse! If you’re a minor, avoid it altogether. If you’re of age, be a good example for those minors and exhibit appropriate alcohol consumption behavior!

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Posted: May 19, 2014 by cpmacartersville in Resources, Useful Information
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image-2 (2)Be sure to connect with Rethink the Drink to stay up to date on all the latest CPMA news, alcohol-related articles, and announcements!

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Inspiration for Alcohol-Free Living

Posted: May 16, 2014 by cpmacartersville in Resources
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Happy Friday, everyone! As you head out for your weekend this afternoon, remember to rethink the drink and be safe! Some of you may be looking for some encouragement in your decision to abstain from drinking, so I’ve gathered plenty of articles for you today! Read them, share them, and let them inspire you!

>> 7 Things I Learned During My Year Without Alcohol

>> I Don’t Drink: I Know You Think That Makes Me Weird

>> Why I Don’t Drink Alcohol

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Alcohol Kills 1 Person Every 10 Seconds

Posted: May 12, 2014 by cpmacartersville in Headlines, Useful Information
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According to the World Health Organization, alcohol kills 1 person every 10 seconds when all statistics that concern alcohol related deaths are put into perspective and analyzed. Here are some recent articles about this statistic:

>> Yahoo

>> The Age

Don’t become part of these statistics! Rethink the drink and keep yourself safe from the dangers of alcohol!

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A new alcoholic brand is creating concern among the populace: powdered alcohol. Powdered alcohol is exactly what you think it is: alcohol in powder form. The same concerns about any drug are present here. If it is new and exciting, it will be abused by minors and adults alike. Here are some articles about this new danger:

>> Call to Halt Approval for Powdered Alcohol

>> Powdered Alcohol Approval was an Error

Make sure to avoid all forms of alcohol as a minor and if you’re an adult, drink responsibly!

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