Edwin Feliciano Explains Five Things You Can Say When Someone Asks Why You’re Not Drinking

  Edwin Feliciano is the Behavioral Health Director at UCSB Student Health, so he understands that maintaining sobriety can be really difficult in high-risk situations. Although there are a number of sober activities that students can do while in school, he also knows that a lot of leisurely activities in college involve partying. It can be awkward for that newly sober person to explain why they’re not drinking if asked. You might want to work with a psychiatrist like Edwin Feliciano ┬áto come up with a strategy on how to handle these situations, but here are five things you can say to quickly diffuse the problem so you can get back to having fun. And always remember, in the majority of cases, nobody will care what is in your cup, so don’t be afraid that you’ll constantly have to explain yourself. I’m Driving: This is an easy one. Nobody will…