Some Alcohol Facts
Cost Of Alcohol Addiction
Street price: from £1
UK users: 40 million
UK deaths/year: 40,000
The average drinker will spend roughly £100,000 on alcohol in their lifetime.
Alcohol is a factor in:
60% of suicides
30% of murders
30% of child abuse case
30% of drownings
33% of accidents in the home
45% of woundings and assault
88% of criminal damage arrests
39% of deaths in fires
40% - 70% of incidents of domestic violence
44% of theft charges
In the UK alone in the next 15 -20 minutes (& every 15 - 20 minutes) there will be 2 drink-driving convictions & 2 emergency medical admissions, one admission to a psychiatric hospital and one DEATH because of alcohol
Success Rate of 12 step programmes such as A.A. 5%
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