Is it OK to drink alcohol for stress relief?

When I get home from work, I need to relax, so I have a drink. Is that a problem?

asked 28 Jun '12, 18:59

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Alcohol is a depressant. Though it is legal, it is addictive and a controlled substance.

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Alcohol Addiction

Many people do not realize that they are addicted to alcohol and continue to feed their dependencies every day.

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Alcohol Abuse

Many cultures around the world use alcohol in small doses as treatment for minor ailments.


Not a problem at all. Many people find alcohol to have therapeutic qualities. But when "a drink after work" starts becoming routine then you may want to reconsider how you relieve stress.

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answered 05 Jul '12, 17:20

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