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Alcohol

Alcohol is the most frequently used and misused substance in the country. Past-month alcohol use is higher in Southwest CT than the rest of the state, which is already higher than national rates. 

Click the graphic below to learn more about alcohol in Southwest CT in 2020

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Alcohol Facts

Did You Know...?

  • Up to 1 in 10 adults in our region feel a need to cut back on their drinking. 
     

  • Up to half of high school students in our region drank in the past 30 days. 
     

  • Binge drinking* is common among teens and young adults... and very dangerous. *Binge drinking=drinking more than 4 drinks at one time for women, more than 5 at one time for men
     

  • Adults can be arrested for underage drinking on their property even if they don't know about it.

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