Alcohol-free months

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Addiction and health promotion associations are running a campaign called “Alcohol Free Month” © iStock / BrianAJackson

By: Caroline Paré Follow

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At the start of the year, the addictology and health promotion associations are organizing a campaign called “Alcohol-free month”, encouraging the French to reduce their alcohol consumption, in order to measure the benefits.


A real public health problem, alcoholism causes 3.3 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the WHO.

How do you know if your alcohol consumption is excessive?

What are the consequences of alcohol abuse on health?

How to reduce its consumption and overcome its addiction?

  • Prof. Philippe Jaury

    , general practitioner and addictologist, professor emeritus of general medicine at the University of Paris.

    Member of

    the National Academy of Medicine.

  • Stéphanie Braquehais

    , author of the


    Jour Zéro

    , published by L'Iconoclaste

  • Pr Messanh SOEDJE,

    psychiatrist - addictologist from Hospitals at CHU - Sylvanus OLYMPIO in Lomé, Togo


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