Health Officials, Police Look to Change Perceptions on Alcohol

Ashley Limesand
Staff Writer

Alcohol. Most people drink it at some point in their lives, whether it be for fun, to relieve stress, or to prove that they can.

Its presence in most homes, at family gatherings, in advertising, in local restaurants, and at a majority of the area's biggest events creating an almost constant presence has sparked a debate about the pervasive place alcohol has as part of our culture and where the line should be drawn between acceptable and not acceptable as far as one's health.

While some believe alcohol consumption to be a "right of passage" for a generation, local health officials and police officials are working together to change some of the biggest alcohol related perceptions.

More on this story can be found in the Nov. 6 edition of the Times-Record.