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small percentage of us adults who drink consume more than half of the alcoholic drinks
More than 95,000 people die from excessive alcohol use in the U.S. each year
More than half of the 4.2 million people who misuse prescription opioids in the U.S. also binge drink
Drinking alcohol while using opioids increases the risk of overdose and death

There are 261 deaths each day in the U.S. due to excessive alcohol use
Drinking any kind of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat, larynx (voice box), esophagus, colon and rectum, liver, and breast (in women)
What is the standard drink in the US. 12 ounces of beer, 8 ounces of malt liquor, 5 ounces of wine 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits
3 in 4. 76% of alcohol poisoning deaths are among adults ages 35-64
Cost of excessive alcohol intake infographic

Rethink your drink to lower your risk of cancer
The less you drink, the lower your risk of cancer
life threatening signs of alcohol poisoning include inability to wake up, irregular or slow breathing, vomiting, seizures, hypothermia
an average of 6 people die a day of alcohol poisoning

17 billion total binge drinks by US adults annually = 470 binge drinks per binge drinkers

About 38 million adults in the US drink too much. Only 1 in 6 has talked about it with a health professional 9 out of 10 excessive drinkers are not alcohol dependent

Total Binge Drinks: Animated Infographic

Image of a man with alcoholic beverages. US adults had more than 17 million binge drinks in 2015. That's an average of 470 binge drinks per binge drinker. Drinking less reduces your risk of getting sick or doing something you'll regret. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. That's 1 drink a day for women, or up to 2 for men.

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U.S. adults had more than 17 billion binge drinks in 2015. That’s an average of 470 binge drinks per binge drinker. Drinking less reduces your risk of getting sick or doing something you’ll regret . If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. That’s up to 1 drink a day for women, or up to 2 for men.