Consuming alcohol as a means of coping with negative feelings is a good indicator of heavy drinking as well as drinking problems in 19- to 25-year-olds.
In 2004 there were about 627,000 visits to emergency rooms involving prescription drugs in the U.S.
Five to seven cocktails over the course of four to six hours will generally cause a hangover for a light-to-moderate drinker, but may take more for heavier drinkers due to a higher tolerance.
Babies born to mothers who used hashish during pregnancy tend to be smaller than those born to mothers who did not use the drug.
As of 2010, over half of current American drinkers aged 12 to 20 reported that their last incidence of consuming alcohol in the past month occurred in someone elses home and 29.9 percent reported that it had occurred in their own home.