April is National Alcohol Awareness Month
April 9, 2021
Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day. These deaths shorten the lives of those who die by an average of almost 29 years, for a total of 2.8 million years of potential life lost.
It is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States and costs the nation $249 billion, Criminal Justice -$25 billion, Collisions-$13 billion, Healthcare-$28 billion and Workplace productivity-$179 billion, all of which is a drain on the American economy as reported in 2010 Center of Disease and Prevention Cost of Excessive Alcohol Use on the Economy.
SAVE THE DATE
Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Conference
August 17-19, 2021
"Wings of Sobriety"
Meetings are open to all Flight Attendants who are exploring their need for or seeking recovery from substance use disorders.
Meeting times are scheduled on Wednesday at 3:00 pm EST and Sunday at 5:00 pm EST.
Each meeting will last between forty-five (45) minutes to one (1) hour. The conference call in number is 1-855-544-2320.
>> For more information: Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program