National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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The support of loved ones is important in recovery from alcohol use disorder.
August 25, 2020

Tips for supporting loved ones with alcohol use disorders

The support of friends and family is important in the journey to recovery from alcohol use disorder (AUD). The National...

Alcohol Use Disorder
There is help—and hope—for people who struggle with drinking.
August 13, 2020

Confronting alcohol use disorder and misconceptions as a woman

Forty-one-year-old Christine* started experimenting with alcohol in her early teens. The first time she tried it, she blacked out and...

Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol use disorder is a common but serious condition that affects how the brain functions.
July 16, 2020

Why alcohol-use research is more important than ever

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) affects roughly 15 million people in the U.S. People with the condition may drink in ways...

Alcohol Use Disorder
August 12, 2019

How much is too much? 5 things you need to know about binge drinking

What is binge drinking? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) defines binge drinking as drinking enough alcohol...

Binge Drinking

April 25, 2018

10 NIH research highlights

At any given time, NIH is funding thousands of research studies and clinical trials across the U.S. Some studies...

NIH Research