’Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry. Some of us, however, take those festive suggestions to dangerous lengths and end up binge drinking. While one night of imbibing multiple drinks may only leave you with a hangover, using “holiday drinking” as an excuse to drink abusively from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve can lead to alcoholism and other negative brain/body effects.
Why do people drink too much during the holidays?
“A lot of traditions at this time of year involve alcohol,” says Carrie Carlton LCSW at Beachway Therapy