Alcoholism is an imprisonment to the health and welfare of many people.
According to the 2015 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NSDUH), 15.1 million adults ages 18 and older had Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). This includes 9.8 million men and 5.3 million women.
According to the 2015 NSDUH, an estimated 623,000 adolescents ages 12-17 had UAD. This number includes 298,000 males and 325,000 females.
What would you do "IF" one of your parent's was an alcoholic? No matter how much you desire them to discontinue drinking, the problem gets increasingly worst.
Maybe you've experienced this type of situation or live it daily and would like to share different mechanisms that you've used to cope with this illness that effects the lives of countless people.
What would you do "IF" a friend is consistently dealing with difficulties in his family. The pressure from these situations has led your friend to being a heavy alcohol drinker.