April is Alcohol Awareness Month
Letter from Our Director: Alcohol Awareness during the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s imperative we hone in on the habits that directly affect our health and wellbeing. During the month of April, we would like to shed some light on the topic of alcohol use and misuse. As the number one most consumed psychoactive substance in the United States, excessive alcohol use, especially during COVID-19 social isolation, poses another significant threat to individuals and families. Read more .
Addiction/Recovery Resources
COVID-19 Addiction/Recovery Resources
Click here to visit our resource webpage. It includes virtual meeting info (AA, NA, etc.), text lines, guides, and 24-7 crisis hotlines to help support you and your loved ones.
Virtual Events: April 2020
Online FAN Meeting: Dealing with Isolation
When: TODAY - April 6, 2020, 6:30-8:00pm

Details: Dr. Frederic Blow will discuss the impact of social isolation on addiction/recovery for both those with substance use disorder and their families, including coping strategies. Learn more .
Probility Ann Arbor Marathon Virtual Run
When: Now thru April 30, 2020

Details: Great news! The Probility Ann Arbor Marathon has gone virtual as a way to honor their featured charities, i. Please join our community in a fun activity. Register here . Learn more about virtual races here .
Virtual #BigHouse5K Run

When: Now thru April 30, 2020

We are very excited to announce that Michigan Athletics will honor their commitment to the U-M Addiction Center, one of the race beneficiaries. Registrants are encouraged participate in the Virtual #BigHouse5K .
Beautiful Boy: Virtual Screening
When: April 29, 2020

The Michigan Theater is working with Amazon Studios on a virtual option for a screening of the film Beautiful Boy . Please stay tuned for more information.
Michigan Medicine Alcohol Awareness Chat
Alcohol Awareness Facebook Chat
Opioids and marijuana grab the headlines – but alcohol remains the most-abused drug. Daniel Ellman joined our experts in a thoughtful discussion. Watch it here .