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Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and your health

April 15, 2024

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, an opportunity to update your knowledge about alcohol use disorder (AUD) and the adverse impact of alcohol misuse on health and society. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), researchers estimate that each year there are more than 178,000 alcohol-related deaths, making alcohol a leading preventable cause of death in the United States. In addition, more than 200 disease and injury-related conditions are associated with alcohol misuse. Alcohol-related problems continue to take a heavy toll on individuals, families, and communities. NIAAA has designed a publication, Rethinking Drinking for U.S. adults who drink alcohol. This guide provides evidence-based information about alcohol and health along with tips, tools, and resources for those who want to cut down on or quit drinking.

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National Institute of Health | National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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