Alcohol-related Deaths Increased by 25% in 2020

Alcohol-related Deaths Increased by 25% in 2020

info graphic stick figure person falling into a glass of red liquid Alkermes logo in the bottom corner. "Alcohol related deaths rose from 78,972 in 2019 to 99,017 in 2021

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A new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism shows alcohol-related deaths increased by 25% in 2020 and remained elevated in 2021. As Alcohol Awareness Month comes to a close, learn more about the latest data on alcohol use:

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