Tue, 04/15/2014 Alcohol Dependence April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health. Alcohol dependence, or alcoholism, is a serious disease. Follow these links to learn more about alcohol dependence. Understand the Problem Anyone can become dependent on alcohol. Alcohol dependency can cause serious health issues. To learn more about alcohol dependence, click here. Check for the Problem Are you or someone you support dependent on alcohol? Use this checklist to check for signs of alcohol dependence. Address the Problem Share with others what you have learned about alcohol dependence with this presentation.