Alcohol Use and Your Health

Drinking too much can harm your health. Excessive alcohol use leads to about 88,000 deaths in the United States each year, and shortens the life of those who die by almost 30 years. Further, excessive drinking cost the economy $249 billion in 2010. Most excessive drinkers are not alcohol dependent.

Click the image to download the alcohol fact sheet published by the CDC.

Ripley County Drug Awareness Coalition

For questions or more information, please contact our program coordinator.


Phone: (812) 212-3880

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