GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - A new report from the World Health Organization blames alcohol or excessive drinking for causing roughly 1 in 20 deaths worldwide, and officials warn it’s only going to get worse.
Dr. Roger Laroche, an addiction specialist with Allina Health shed light on the study and whether any amount of alcohol is safe.
Dr. Laroche says there are a lot of wonderful treatment options available that offer a wide variety of therapies, including group, individual, holistic, or even drug therapies.
If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol, call Allina’s Mental Health & Addiction Connection at 1 (866) 603-0016. For more information about alcohol addiction, the warning signs and treatment options click here.