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More than 178,000 people die from excessive alcohol use in the US each year.
Deaths on the rise in the US due to excessive alcohol use.
1 in 4 people who binge drink also report other substance use in the past month.
People who binge drink are 2x more likely to use other substances than non-binge drinkers.

small percentage of us adults who drink consume more than half of the alcoholic drinks

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
Evidence-based alcohol policies can prevent premature deaths. 1 in 5 deaths among US adults ages 20–49 is from excessive alcohol use.
Cost of excessive alcohol intake infographic
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Alcohol: Limit intake to 1 drink a day for women or 2 for men, or nondrinking...
US standard drink= 12oz beer (5% ABV), 8 oz malt liquor (7% ABV),5oz wine (12% ABV),1.5oz 80-proof (40% ABV) distilled spirit
There are more than 488 deaths each day in the US due to excessive alcohol use.
Rethink your drink to lower your risk of cancer
Drinking any kind of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat, larynx, esophagus, colon, rectum, liver, and breast
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
Alcohol dependency infographic