Binge Drinking

What is binge drinking?

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism binge drinking is defined as a pattern of alcohol consumption that brings the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level to 0.08% or more. This pattern of drinking usually corresponds to 5 or more drinks on a single occasion for men or 4 or more drinks on a single occasion for women, generally within about 2 hours.

CDC FAQs

HOW DO YOU SCORE?

  • Have you ever felt guilty after drinking too much?
  • Have you failed to do what was expected of you because of drinking?
  • Has a friend ever suggested you stop drinking?

If you answered yes to any of the questions, follow the link to learn more.


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