Facts About Alcoholism
It is common to feel alone throughout your journey towards sobriety. The truth is, there are many people out there facing the same obstacles as you and you're not on this journey alone.
What you should know about alcohol addiction:
- One in every 12 adults suffer from alcohol abuse.
- 88,000 deaths are annually attributed to excessive alcohol use.
- Alcoholism is the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the nation
- Up to 40% of all hospital beds in the United States (except for those being used by maternity and intensive care patients) are being used to treat health conditions that are related to alcohol consumption.
Don't feel discouraged or embarrassed by your addiction, instead focus on what you can start doing today- little by little- to overcome it.