December 10, 2018

In honor of Veteran’s Day, AAC compiled data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that showed that drunk driving and binge drinking among the nation’s veteran population as risen considerably in recent years.

As stated on Military Times, between 2013 and 2017, binge drinking among veterans increased from approximately 14 percent to 16 percent and further, binge drinking among female veterans increased nearly 3 percent, which was twice the increased seen in male veterans.

The study, which also included data showing the state of mental health, alcohol consumption, long-term effects of service and helping our men and women in uniform get the help they need.