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Alcohol: Have You Ever Thought About Cutting Back?

Katherine Du/NPR

Updated on November 1, 2019.

Taking a break from alcohol can have benefits. That's probably one reason why "Dry January" — the practice of starting the new year with a month-long break from drinking alcohol — has caught on. But knowing something is good for you isn't the same thing as following through with that behavior.

So Life Kitwants to know:

Have you ever tried "Dry January" or taking a break from alcohol for a period of time? What did you learn? What worked for you? Would you recommend it to others?

This form was closed on November 1, 2019.

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Allison Aubrey is a correspondent for NPR News, where her stories can be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She's also a contributor to the PBS NewsHour and is one of the hosts of NPR's Life Kit.