Every year, individuals watch, see, or listen to over 1,000 commercials for
beer and wine. These same individuals hear or see about at least 1,500 alcohol
related incidients on top of hearing these commercials.
Alcoholism is the #1 drug problem in America.
can cause many driving related accidents. 50% of all accidents are alcohol
related. Every 30 minutes someone dies from an alcohol related accident.
Here are some statistics.
Total killed in alcohol related accidents
1,467,300 arrests were made from driving under the influence of alcohol.
Every year since then the amount of arrests has gone up at least 5,000 people.
Over 15 million americans are alcohol dependent, 500,000 of them are
from the ages of 9 to 12.
56% of all people in the grades 5-12 say that they are encouraged to
drink because of all the advertising that they see.
**FACT** Every year over 5.5 billion dollars is spent on alcohol by students
which is more than soft drinks, tea, coffee, juice, or their books combined.
Average americans drink over 25 gallons of beer, 2 gallons of wine,
and 1.5 gallons of distilled spirits like vodka or whiskey every year.
Alcohol inustries spend over 2 billion dollars every year advertising
their products to the people.
Many people of all ages are dependent on alcohol.
One out of every four americans is admitted to a hospital once in their
lidetime do to alcohol related incidents.
One in every thirteen adults abuse alcohol or suffer from alcoholism.
There were 26,552 deaths in the United States from Chronic Liver
Disease and Cirrhosis.
Sixty-two percent of Americans
ages 18 and over have drank alcohol in the past year.
Sixty-one percent of men 18-24 years and 42 percent of women had 5 or more
drinks on the same occasion.
Alcohol depresses your central nervous system by acting as a sedative.
Alcohol relaxes you and reduces your inhibitions.
the most popular type of beer among individuals from the ages of 20-35.
National Institute of Alcoholics
Abusing Alcohol (NIAAA)