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Alcohol crisis in America

The Alcohol Crisis In America Has Been Overshadowed By Opioids, But Can No Longer Be Ignored

March 5, 2019

Alcohol is the 3rd leading preventable cause of death in the United States,  with an estimated 88,000 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women) dying from alcohol-related causes every year. Further, according to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2% of adults over the age of 18 (more then 15 million) and 2.5% of 12-17 year olds (more than 600,00) have an alcohol use disorder (AUD). Link to full article here, originally posted on: Forbes logo  ]]>

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