How to assess whether your alcohol consumption is negatively impacting your wellness

Part 4 of a six-part series offering practical strategies for LEOs to improve their health

In this special Policing Matters Roll Call series on officer health and well-being, host Jim Dudley speaks with Dr. David Black, founder of Cordico, and Mandy Nice, Cordico Strategic Wellness Director, about practical strategies for officers to improve their health. 

In this episode, Dr. David Black discusses the warning signs of excessive alcohol consumption.

Top quote

"If you have any difficulty limiting your intake at all, meaning you can't keep it to one drink, it is much better never to drink at all."    

Top tip

If you need help, there are a lot of resources available. A lot of people have had trouble with alcohol and had success stopping drinking after getting assistance. Don't be afraid to ask for help.     

Top resource

Officers & alcohol: How much is too much? 

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Part 5: Officers, invest your emotional energy in yourself and those you care for the most

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