Alcohol in Moderation
The common link between office parties, family gatherings and Christmas parties, is the amount of alcohol consumed in the name of having a good time. Many families will by now have experienced the excessive drinking of someone in the house – and are dreading what might happen on Christmas Day. Marian Rackard is an addiction counsellor and psychotherapist working with the HSE as project manager for Alcohol Initiatives. Eileen Good asked her if people can drink in moderation and enjoy the festive season.