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4th of July Safety Tips

by Patrick Bailey

It is quite unfortunate the number of people who lose their life around the 4th of July holiday. There are many car accidents, overdoses, acts of violence and more due to the use of alcohol and drugs. If you are in recovery from an addiction, or are still using, it is important to have tips on how to stay safe during the 4th of July holiday.

Drink Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Whether you are in recovery from an addiction or not, one of the best things you can do to stay safe during the 4th of July holiday is to drink non-alcoholic beverages. If you are going to a party, you can bring your own non-alcoholic drinks. There are so many parties where alcohol and drugs are being used, and this only increases the number of fatalities that will potentially happen. You can save your own life and the lives of others by keeping yourself clean and sober. There are many great non-alcoholic beverage options.

Attend the Right Parties

There are far too many 4th of July parties that revolve around getting high or drunk. That is nothing you need to be a part of. There are also many 4th of July parties that focus more on socializing, barbecues, having safe fun, and spending time with loved ones, friends and your community. Those parties are generally substance-free and much safer than the other types of parties. If you want to keep yourself and your friends or family safe, you may want to ask them to tag along to these safer parties.

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