ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH
Facts About Alcohol:
*88,000 deaths are annually attributed to excessive alcohol use
*Alcoholism is the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the nation
*Excessive alcohol use is responsible for 2.5 million years of potential life lost annually, or an average of about 30 years of potential life lost for each death
*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
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