Jul 25, 2015 ... Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States:
17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol ...
Jan 14, 2016 ... Prevalence of Drinking: In 2014, 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older reported
that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 71.0 ...
Alcoholism is a major problem in the United States but recovery is possible.
Learn the facts on alcohol abuse and treatment for alcoholism.
Guys drinking Drinking Facts. Women and Alcohol; Women absorb alcohol into
the bloodstream faster and metabolize it slower than men. Women who drink ...
Mar 17, 2016 ... According to a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ... drink,
consider these facts about alcohol, alcohol abuse, and your health:.
Alcohol is a substance that impairs judgement when consumed and can lead to
drinking and driving, unintended sexual activity, violence or other dangerous ...
In 2005, 6.6% of the US population aged 12 or older, or 16 million people,
reported heavy drinking (binge drinking on at least five days of the past thirty
For many people, the facts about alcoholism are not clear. What is alcoholism,
exactly? How does it differ from alcohol abuse? When should a person seek help
Is Alcoholism A Disease? Yes, alcoholism is a disease. The craving that an
alcoholic feels for alcohol can be as strong as the need for food or water.
National Association for Children of Alcoholics believes that no child of an
alcoholic should grow up in isolation and without support. 1. Alcoholism affects