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Fill the Cross - United Against Addiction!

This Christmas season we need your help! The International Blue Cross will light up our home town, Bern, Switzerland with a BIG blue cross full of candles - drawing awareness to alcohol-related harm. Even if you don't live in Switzerland, you can still be part of the action by donating on our website and watching as the cross fills throughout the month of December. If you can't join us in the... read more

# GIVING TUESDAY

On December 2nd the International Blue Cross celebrates with NGOs around the world - #GivingTuesday. A growing global movement to begin the holiday season, #GivingTuesday celebrates generosity and focuses on helping others. On the third-annual #GivingTuesday, charities, churches and other not-for-profit organizations worldwide invite people to make special donations. We encourage all of you to... read more

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World AIDS Day - #closethegap
Anne Babb
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World AIDS Day - #closethegap

01 December 2014 - Anne Babb, General Secretary of IFBC shares some thoughts on World AIDS Day It is in the hands of each country and each Government to reduce alcohol related harm. There are overall about 1 million crimes reported annually around the world and 30% of these are directly linked with alcohol consumption. Sadly alcohol consumption often leads to situations that cause harm to others. The trouble is that when alcohol acts as a depressant, many negative thoughts come to surface and may result to actions that would not have surfaced without alcohol. This then leads to new emotions that may cause irresponsible behaviour such as violent outbursts or... Read more

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