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Alcohol Use disorders (AUDs) affect up to 12% of men and 5% of women in the United States.  Data published in April 2013, reveals:

  • The overall risk of death increased nearly 3 times for men and over 4.5 times for women with Alcohol Use Disorders when compared to those without Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Among people under 40 years old, the risk of death increased 9 times for men with Alcohol Use Disorders and over 13-times for women with Alcohol Use Disorders

 

Click HERE for a link to the article abstract.

This data reinforces what we already know -- alcoholism is deadly.  If you are worried that you or someone you know may have an Alcohol Use Disorder, CLICK HERE to take a confidential screening test for alcohol use disorders.

You can find help at your primary care doctor, church, local mental health clinic or by clicking here to find a therapist in your area:  FIND A THERAPIST

 

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