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An Alcohol Abuse Epidemic

Almost 14 million Americans (1 in 13 adults) have problems with drinking alcohol. About 8 million of these people are considered alcoholics.

Exposure to alcohol abuse often starts at a young age. About 1 in 4 American children (19 million) is exposed at some time before age 18 to alcohol abuse or dependence in their family.

Learn more about alcohol use and abuse -- and how to conquer it.