A recent article on money website Forbes.com highlighted some important facts about alcohol that every drinker should know, whether you drink moderately or socially, and even if you binge drink it’s interesting to note that,
- Alcohol is responsible for more deaths than opioids according to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
- A study in the Annual Review of Public Health revealed that alcohol is a factor in many assault causes, particularly among college students in the United States.
- Alcohol affects every part of the human body, not just the liver or brain.
- There is help available for people with alcohol use issues and disorders.
In Australia you can call,
DrugInfo : 1300 858 584
Family Drug Helpline : 1300 368 186
Youth Substance Abuse Service : 1800 014 446
Counselling Online : 1800 888 236
Kids Helpline : 1800 551 800
Parentline : 1300 301 300
Lifeline : 131114