Alcohol Addiction: What You Need to Know
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), more than 16 million people struggle with some form of alcohol use disorder (AUD). What does that mean in reality? Who and what determines how much alcohol is too much? Why do some people seem to control their drinking better than others? Essentially, what determines whether someone has an alcohol addiction and what addiction treatment options are effective? We explore the answers below.