Most people are aware of the devastating consequences of alcohol-impaired driving, but the consequences of alcohol misuse and abuse extend far beyond our highways. This “Impact of Alcohol Consumption” info-graphic shows the unexpected ways alcohol misuse is taking a toll on the U.S.
For example – did you know that alcohol is the third leading lifestyle-related cause of death after tobacco and poor diet/excercise?
Alcohol consumption is having serious impacts in America. Not only is it an economic burden, but excessive alcohol consumption is putting lives at risk.
The costs of excessive alcohol consumption in the US reached 223.5 billion in 2006.