Effects of Alcohol Abuse

What is Alcoholism?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “an alcohol use disorder is when one can no longer control their use of alcohol, compulsively abuse it despite its negative ramifications, and/or experience emotional distress when they are not drinking.

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