The Dry January movement was founded in the U.K. by Alcohol Change UK in 2013. The initial campaign included 4,000 people taking part. The increase in participants has been dramatic, with around 130,000 committing themselves to a new start.Efforts with Dry January have also grown in the U.S., with studies showing the movement to be an effective way to cut-back on alcohol abuse and the symptoms that come with it. Read more on..healthnews