I've stayed away from alcohol my whole adult life as I gotta - it runs in my family and is a slippery slope. I've always been able to find people that don't drink. And there is a strong difference between a couple responsible people in your circle having a few beers and being around people that 'drink.'
It can be done. We can brainstorm on this. ABC is right - we are resonant people. We resonate what we're around, period.