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Default Air Force Logo Commentary - Alcohol Awareness Month
April is national Alcohol Awareness Month. According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use causes about 88,000 deaths each year in the U.S. For most individuals moderate amounts of alcohol is not harmful, but the U.S. National Library of Medication notes that 18 million Americans are currently living with an alcohol use disorder. Drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the mouth, esophagus, pharynx, larynx, liver, and breast. Alcoholism is a disease that is chronic, just like diabetes and can be fatal if no treatment is sought.
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2016
Osan Air Base has the highest amount of referrals to the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program across the entire Air Force, according to Maj. Relinda Hatcher, 51st Medical Operation Squadron ADAPT Program manager. The ADAPT program here offers a variety of services to assist with substance abuse prevention, education and treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High/Released) ADAPT helps get Osan Airmen back on track
Like all helping agencies, the base Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program, or ADAPT, is here to do just that—help. According to Maj. Relinda Hatcher, 51st Medical Operation Squadron ADAPT Program manager, Osan AB has the highest amount of referrals to the ADAPT program in the Air Force.
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2016
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