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A Conversation on Alcohol Abuse: How to Identify Warning Signs as Craft Beer Industry Grows

Caitlin Tan
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Not everyone looks at the increased availability of alcoholic beverages quite the same way. Some people struggle with it. Alcohol is, after all, a socially acceptable, legal drug.

Inside Appalchia guest host Liz McCormick sat down with two professionals from West Virginia University who run a program that helps students cope with alcohol. Cathy Yura is the Director of the West Virginia University Collegiate Recovery Program and Andrew Caryl, her co-worker, who is himself in recovery.

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use disorder, including alcoholism, or if you have a question about recovery, here are some resources:

  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1-800-662-HELP
  • National Drug Rehab Hotline: (24/7 crisis intervention) 1-888-459-5511
  • HELP4WV - http://www.help4WV.com (844) 435-7498)

This story is part of an Inside Appalachia episode exploring the alcohol culture and industry in Appalachia.

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