Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
Approximately 140,000 people each year, or 380 each day, die from excessive alcohol use in America, according to CDC reports, and is a leading cause of preventable death.
Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), commonly referred to as alcoholism or alcohol addiction, is a chronic disease that can be effectively treated with evidence-based modalities with behavioral therapies and ongoing support. Although alcohol is legal for adults, there are risks depending upon age, gender, genetics, mental health conditions, and one's drinking patterns. Explore our resources for a better understanding of how alcohol affects our bodies physically, cognitively, and mentally.