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Tips to avoid alcohol during the holiday season

People who are on parole or probation have to abide by many different criteria if they want to avoid having to go to prison or jail. One of these is usually that they avoid alcohol. This isn't always easy, but it might become even more complex during the holiday season because of all the festive parties that they might be invited to.

If you are on parole or probation, you need to go into the holiday season with a plan about how you will handle the lack of alcohol. One of the best ways that you might be able to explain your lack of alcohol is by agreeing to be the designated driver, but be sure that your driver's license is in good standing if you choose this option. You don't need to face a criminal charge for driving without a valid license.

Make sure that someone who is with you at the party knows that you can't drink alcohol. This person can help hold you accountable for what you do. Because some parties might not have nonalcoholic beverages, you might choose to bring your own drinks that don't contain alcohol. You might be able to find a friend or two that will agree that they won't drink in order to help support you in your decision to remain sober during the holiday season.

Beware that some probation and parole programs forbid participants from being in areas where there is alcohol being consumed. If this is the case, you might have to avoid the holiday parties completely so that you don't risk having a violation filed against you.

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