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Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Social Media Calendar

​​​​​​​​​​​​Canadian alcohol intake increases during holidays, parties and vacations. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addictions created this calendar of social media graphics to remind Canadians that if they’re planning to drink, moderation can help reduce harms from alcohol. Below are social media graphics and posts available for download. The purpose of this calendar is to support other organizations in their efforts to remind Canadians to drink in moderation.​

Occasions where some people might ​drink beyond their limits include:​

CCSA will update these graphics annually to reflect new research and messaging.

Show us your tweets by tagging us using @CCSACanada in English and @CCDUSCanada in French.​​

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Spring Break St Patrick's Day
Seize the Day! Have a Safe, Fun Vacation by Drinking in ModerationWhether you’re going on vacation for spring break or meeting with friends at home, moderate drinking can help you have a safer spring break. Low-risk drinking guidelines suggest no more than 2 drinks daily for women and 3 drinks daily for men.

Learn more https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

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Get the most from your spring break by feeling your best. Here are some tips to help:
  • For every alcoholi​c drink, have a non-alcoholic drink
  • Never drink on an empty stomach
  • Take breaks between days that you drink​
Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink
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Have a green St. Patrick’s Day! If you plan to drink this St. Patrick’s Day, stay safe by drinking in moderation. A standard beer is 12 oz at 5% alcohol.

Find out the standard size for your drink of choice here: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

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​Don’t test your luck! Reduce your alcohol intake by drinking in moderation to have your best St. Patrick’s Day yet. Low-risk drinking guidelines suggest no more than 2 drinks daily for women and 3 drinks daily for men.

Learn more:
https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​
#RethinkTheDrink
Summer Parties
Frosh week
Keep Cool This Summer! Drink in Moderation​​ Stay cool this summer and have a safe night out. If you plan to drink, drink in moderation. Low-risk drinking guidelines suggest no more than 2 drinks daily for women and 3 drinks daily for men.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

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Whether you’re at a music festival or a backyard BBQ, a standard drink depends on what’s in your glass. A standard cider is 12 oz at 5% alcohol.

Find out the standard size for your drink of choice by reading our low-risk drinking guidelines: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

Start the School Year Right: Drink in Moderation at Frosh Week​​​ Start the school year right by reducing your alcohol consumption. Here are some tips to get the most from frosh week:
  • Stay balanced — for every alcoholic drink, have a non-alcoholic drink
  • Never drink on an empty stomach
​Learn more https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

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​Have a safe frosh by planning your alcohol consumption. Decide what you’re drinking, set your limits and stick to them.

Download CCSA’s Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines for more info: https://bit.ly/2CPnPr2​ #RethinkTheDrink

Halloween
​​ Leave the Scary parts of Your Night to the Ghosts and Goblins: Stay Safe by Reducing Your Alcohol Use
Have a safe #Halloween. Decide what you’re drinking, set your limits and stick to them.

Download CCSA’s Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines for more info:
https://bit.ly/2CPnPr2​
​ #RethinkTheDrink​
Don't have a Hollow Night! Have a Safe Halloween by Limiting Your Alcohol UseDrinking in moderation is better for your health and your safety. Here are some tips to keep your night light:
  • Stay balanced – for every alcoholic drink, have a non-alcoholic drink
  • Never drink on an empty stomach
Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink ​​​​

The Big Game
​Holiday ​Office Parties
Planning a Party for the Big Game? You Can't Control The Referee, But You Can Keep Control of Your Alcohol Intake Whether your team is in the big game or not, you can be your own MVP. If you plan to drink, drink in moderation. Set your limits and stick to them. We want you to see the whole game, even if the referee doesn’t.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink​

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Good luck to the teams playing in today’s big game! To the fans who plan to have a drink, remember to drink in moderation. Low-risk drinking guidelines suggest no more than 2 drinks daily for women and 3 drinks daily for men.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink​
Put Your Best Foot Forward: Drink in Moderation at the Office Holiday Party​Put your best foot forward at your office holiday party. Here are some tips to keep your night light:
  • Stay balanced – for every alcoholic drink, have a non-alcoholic drink
  • Never drink on an empty stomach
​ Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink

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​​Remember: moderation includes not drinking at all when you have any obligations or responsibilities. That includes watching over a loved one, driving or making big decisions.

Learn more by reading the low-risk drinking guidelines: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink

Holidays
New Year's Eve
Have a Safe Holiday: Drink in Moderation Have a safe holiday by knowing your limits. A standard drink depends on what’s in your glass. A standard glass of wine is 5 oz and 12% alcohol.

​Find out the standard size for your drink of choice this holiday season here: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink​

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Remember: moderation includes not drinking at all when you have any obligations or responsibilities. That includes watching over a loved one, driving or making big decisions.

Learn more by reading the low-risk drinking guidelines: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink​

Don't Drop Before the Ball this Year: Drinking in Moderation Will Help Get You to Midnight​​ Don’t drop before the ball this year. If you plan to ring in the new year with alcohol, drink in moderation:
  • Stay balanced — for every alcoholic drink, have a non-alcoholic drink
  • Never drink on an empty stomach
​ Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL #RethinkTheDrink

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New year, new you? Why not start now. If you plan to drink tonight, try moderate drinking tips. Low-risk drinking guidelines suggest no more than 2 drinks daily for women and 3 drinks daily for men.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xs4DcL​ #RethinkTheDrink ​
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