Do you know how prevalent drinking alcohol is among adults and teens? Check out this infographic to learn some of the numbers:
18 million Americans suffer from an alcohol disorder.
What is a standard drink?
12 fl oz of standard beer (5% alcohol)
8-9 fl oz of malt liquor (7% alcohol)
5 fl oz of wine (12% alcohol)
1.5 fl oz 80 proof distilled spirits (40% alcohol)
What is binge drinking?
Kennebec Behavioral Health has recently opened a new residential treatment program designed especially for young adults, 18-24 years of age. Located at 86 Stone Street in Augusta, the Young Adult Treatment Program offers a home environment where young adults who are living with serious and persistent mental illness can focus on rehabilitation in a highly supportive environment.