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Tips for Cutting Down on Drinking

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Small changes can make a big difference in reducing your chances of having alcohol-related problems. Here are some strategies to try. Check off some to try the first week, and add some others the next.

Keeping Track

Counting and Measuring

Setting Goals

For healthy men up to age 65

For healthy women (and healthy men over 65)

Pacing and Spacing

Including Food

Avoiding “Triggers”

Planning to Handle Urges

Knowing Your “No”

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Last reviewed: 7/12/2007

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