Features and Vital Signs

More than 93,000 people die from excessive alcohol use in the United States each year.

Everyone can help prevent excessive alcohol use. Learn how you can take action.

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Don’t binge drink. Drinking less reduces the chance you’ll harm yourself or others.

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The cost of excessive alcohol use in the U.S. rose to almost a quarter trillion dollars in 2010. Implementing effective community-based interventions can reduce excessive drinking and its costs.

VItal Signs
3 in 4. 76% of alcohol poisoning deaths are among adults ages 35-64

A deadly consequence of binge drinking

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An effective but underused health service

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A Serious, Under-Recognized Problem Among Women and Girls

17 billion total binge drink by US adults annually

Nationwide Problems, Local Solutions