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Millions of Americans Have Alcohol Use Disorder, but Few Get Treatment

Drinking is the ‘5th vital sign!

Many Americans struggle with their relationship to alcohol. As of 2022, the most recent year for which data is available, more than 29 million people in the United States ages 12 and up had alcohol use disorder (AUD), which the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) describes as “a medical condition characterized by an impaired ability to stop or control alcohol use despite adverse social, occupational, or health consequences.” Evidence-based methods, including therapy and Food and Drug Administration-approved medications, can help people reduce or stop their alcohol intake entirely, but just a fraction of people with AUD access treatment. Click below to read more..