Face the Facts
This is the number of alcohol related deaths in the United States every year.
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5.9% of all deaths globally were attributed to alcohol consumption. Everyone is exposed to the temptation of alcohol by the time they reach the legal drinking age, with many being exposed well before. It is portrayed as a fun addition to any activity you might engage in, but what companies don't want you to find out is how detrimental it can be to your personal health and even society as a whole.
Percent of full-time college students that admit to drinking in the past month, according to a NSDUH study from 2015
Drinking alcohol not only inhibits your motor skills and ability to think clearly, but also increases your risk for many diseases. In 2015, 47% of liver disease deaths involved alcohol. 1 out of every 3 liver transplants were required due to alcohol use. Alcohol also heavily increases the risk of cancer in the mouth, throat, stomach, breast, and liver.
N. (2015). Alcohol Facts and Statistics. Retrieved May 7, 2019, from https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics