Those who have experience with addiction—either their own or that of a loved one—will often comment that alcoholism is a slow suicide. What do they mean by this? Consistently and persistently overconsuming alcohol is certainly unhealthy, but can it really be compared to putting a gun to one’s head?
A new study has found that 29 percent of U.S. adults will have alcohol use disorder at some point in their lives. Drinking alcohol is the third-leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., leading to 88,000 deaths per year. The new study shines a spotlight on how common drinking problems are in the U.S., […]
Recent evidence from a U.S.-based study indicates that alcohol-consuming military veterans gain significant benefits from alcohol interventions specifically designed to address their unique, personal circumstances.