Alcohol Problems and Solutions

Welcome to the website that has been debunking myths and sharing effective peer-reviewed ways to reduce drinking problems & live healthier, for nearly 20 years.

National Heart Month

Happy Valentines DayModerate drinking of beer, wine or distilled spirits (liquor) reduces heart disease by 20 to 49%. In addition, moderate drinkers are healthier and live longer than either abstainers or alcohol abusers. Curious?

The Bar Exam - The Fun and Informative Alcohol QuizBar Exam

Think you know all about alcohol? Take this fun alcohol quiz. It's full of alcohol related facts.

George Washington QuizGeorge Washington - Alcohol Quiz

How much do you know about George? Test your knowledge. Bet you didn't learn any of this in school.

Timeline: Alcohol and Drinking History in America

Visit this new timeline to follow the history of alcohol and drinking in the United States of America.

Timeline: World History of Alcohol and Drinking

This timeline presents events in the history of alcohol and drinking over the past 12,000 years.

Clarence True Wilson: “America’s Number One Dry”

Clarence True Wilson was one of the most powerful advocates of Prohibition in the U.S. He ranked along with Wayne Wheeler and Bishop James Cannon, Jr., as a leading proponent. Yet he is less well-known than his more famous colleagues. Wilson was born in Milton, Delaware on April 24, 1872. His father was the Rev. […]

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Impact, Texas: a Town Built by Prohibition 

Impact, Texas, is a small town whose existence is based on alcohol prohibition. That’s because the region in which it is located was dry (under prohibition). But Impact was wet (legally sold alcoholic beverages). The Origins of Impact, Texas Here’s the story. In 1960, Abilene and all the surrounding region prohibited the sale of alcohol. […]

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Loyal Temperance Legion: Young Crusaders for Prohibition

The Loyal Temperance Legion is an organization for youth aged six to twelve years. It attempts to promote temperance and is a part of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). What became the Legion was originally formed in 1874 in Cleveland. From its beginning, the WCTU has had an interest in youth work. It has […]

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Three-Tier System of Alcohol in the U.S.

National Prohibition was repealed in 1933. Federal law was then passed requiring the three-tier system. This mandates complete separation of alcohol production, wholesaling, and retailing. The three tier system means that producers cannot either wholesale or retail alcohol. Similarly, wholesalers cannot produce or retailers. And retailers cannot wholesale or produce alcohol. This separation means that […]

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Smith Wildman Brookhart: “Fervent Dry” in U.S. Senate

Smith Wildman Brookhart (1869-1944) was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1926. He was known there as a “fervent dry.” The problems caused by Prohibition (1920-1933) increased. So did calls for its repeal. Sen. Brookhardt desperately wanted to stop this growing movement. So he began a nation-wide tour debating prominent “wets.” They included prominent opponents […]

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Disclaimer: This website is informational only and makes no suggestions or recommendations about alcohol, drinking, disease, health or any other matter and none should be inferred.

Alcohol Facts:

  • The alcohol contents of a regular beer, glass of dinner wine and shot of whiskey or other distilled spirit (80 proof) are all the same. This is alcohol equivalence.
  • The U.S. government reports that moderate consumption of alcohol (beer, wine or distilled spirits) improves health and increases longevity.
  • Parents have great influence over the choices their children make about alcohol now and in the future.
  • Drinking alcohol by students in U.S. middle and high schools has declined to its lowest level in the 36 years that the federal government has surveyed the subject.
  • Distilled spirits (whiskey, brandy, rum, tequila, gin, etc.) contain no carbohydrates, no fats of any kind, and no cholesterol. Get the nutrition facts.

This site does not dispense medical, legal, or any other advice and none should be inferred.
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