Why are alcohol problems so prevalent in the U.S.? A look into the factors that drive people to drink…and how addiction treatment can help.
alcohol abuse statistics
With 1 in 17 Americans abusing alcohol in the U.S., more than 10% of U.S. children live with a parent with alcohol problems. What is the face of a typical alcohol drinker? Learn in this infographic.
April is alcohol awareness month! More here on the impacts of problem drinking, signs you need help, and what you can do about it.
How do you convince someone that they need help for a drinking problem if their world has not yet fallen apart? Help, tips, and suggestions for loved ones of high-functioning alcoholics here.
Alcohol can kill you directly or indirectly. Accidents including traffic fatalities, fire, overdose, or injuries are attributed to drinking. But how does alcohol affect body systems? We review here.
Binge drinking is associated with a variety of health problems and is related to 1,800 student deaths and about 800K assaults on campuses each year. More stats and strategies for preventing binge drinking among college students here.
Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.