Drynuary? Quit drinking for a month? Any experiment in drinking reduction is worthwhile.

Taking a break from drinking can be a worthwhile experiment. But there are many experiments and techniques people can employ to help them reduce the significance that alcohol plays in their lives.

Please read my comments in the Metro regarding the pros and cons of taking a break from drinking for a month. Harm reduction is an approach to alcohol counseling which is science-based and effective in many cases. Still others may find abstinence the only alternative.