Harm reduction: Drinking tips to get you through St. Patty’s Day

Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade, sometime in the mid-1980s.


Enjoy St. Patricks Day but don’t be a fecking eedjet.  The Globe offer tips on how to drink without wrecking your health, ruining your diet or killing your friends.

Our favorite drinking delusion from the list: “Thinking you can’t get drunk at a sporting event.” Dedicated the people who usually sit behind me at Red Sox games. More here.

CBS News also has a story on how to take it easy and still celebrate. They also offer a list of the  “drunkest” states, based on a CDC study of binge drinking. We’re No. 11. Two other New England states make the list. Connecticut is No. 6 and Rhode Island is No. 8.


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