While the health benefits (or lack thereof) of moderate drinking are still being debated, it is abundantly clear that binge drinking can have serious harmful consequences. Individuals from Los Angeles to the East Coast have found that what seemed like a harmless night of binge drinking can lead to serious consequences—ranging from the need for help from alcohol treatment centers to causing a deadly accident that takes the life of another. Despite its cultural prevalence, binge drinking is not safe and should be avoided at all times. The following infographic provides a few more facts on why binge drinking is so dangerous.
According to results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 20.4 million adults aged 18 years or older needed substance use