THE PROBLEM

Alcohol Use in the United States

Excessive alcohol use contributes to 88,000 deaths in the US each year. Click below to learn more about alcohol use in the U.S. and associated harms.

  • Prevalence of

    Alcohol Use

    Alcohol remains the most commonly used drug among youth in the U.S. 

  • Social & Economic Harms

    The harms associated with alcohol use affects people of all ages.

  • Injuries

     Association between numerous unintentional injuries and alcohol use

  • Non-Communicable Diseases

     Excessive alcohol use was associated with 88,000 deaths 

  • Other

     Other social, economic, and health harms associated with alcohol use

ABOUT US >

The U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance (USAPA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization translating alcohol policy research into public health practice. The Alliance is committed to ensuring that local and statewide organizations engaging in alcohol policy initiatives have access to the science, resources and technical assistance, including support for organizing efforts, required to engage in informed decisions and actions in translating alcohol policy research into public health practice.

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