Posted: December 29, 2016
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For hosts: know your guests and provide their favorite non-alcoholic drinks.
For hosts: avoid congratulating someone in front of a group for not drinking. It may bring unwanted attention to the person.
For hosts: use your best glasses for guests who may not be having alcohol.
For guests: if you’re recovering from an alcohol addiction, go with a friend who can support you.
For guests: when attending a party, ask for or bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverage.
For guests: if you don’t want alcohol at a party, practice saying no beforehand.
As we ring in the new year, some or your party guests may not want to celebrate with alcohol. From GRH’s withdrawal management centre, here are some tips on how to make everyone welcome