Alcohol & Health

Alcohol’s effects on your brain and body depend on the ways you drink–such as how much and how often–as well as your age, gender, and overall health status

  • Alcohol Policy Information System

    NIAAA has compiled a wide variety of U.S. alcohol policies, including taxation, BAC limits, labeling, and more in our Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS). 

    More about APIS

  • Support and Treatment

    Research shows that pharmaceutical and behavioral therapies can help people recover from alcohol-related problems. 

    Find support in your area