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New 'Stop Drinking 411' Campaign Promotes Alcohol Recovery and Prevention via Web Social Media
Date:12/29/2009

National Institute For Alcohol Recovery (NIFAR®) is launching a global recovery and prevention campaign called Stop Drinking 411 to combat prevalent alcohol abuse...read more.

Gaithersburg, MD (USA) (PRWEB) December 29, 2009 -- National Institute For Alcohol Recovery (NIFAR®) is launching a global recovery and prevention campaign called Stop Drinking 411 to combat prevalent alcohol abuse. Social media websites and educational web videos are driving the campaign, which encourages people to stop and evaluate their drinking behavior.

The core of the new campaign is the website, www.stopdrinking411.com. It delivers instant and reliable information, separates myths from facts, and presents the latest research and recovery options available. Visitors can instantly access original programs in alcohol recovery, family support, and youth awareness via high-speed streaming audio and downloads for an iPod® or mp3 player. This is a breakthrough in convenience and privacy in the alcohol recovery field.

Dr. Thomas Goldbaum is a board-certified cardiologist, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, and a member of the NIFAR medical advisory board. He remarked, “Traditionally, physicians have had few options to recommend for prevention and recovery without sacrificing patient privacy. I believe NIFAR’s information and programs are highly beneficial tools.”

This campaign comes at a time when alcohol abuse is having a devastating socio-economic impact. Untreated addiction is costing the US $400 billion per year(1). On-the-job productivity losses attributed to alcohol are estimated at $119 billion per year(2). Also, every American adult pays a minimum of $1,000 per year for the damages of addiction(3).

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