VetChange is an app for Veterans who are concerned about their drinking and want to do something about it. It is free and confidential and helps Veterans set goals, acquire skills to reduce or cease their drinking, and track progress over time. Read more or register for a free account at https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/change/.
Are You Drinking Too Much?
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), an estimated 16 million Americans have alcohol use disorder, or a drinking habit that threatens health, safety, and general well-being. Short-term risks include injuries and accidents and problems with family members and work colleagues. Long-term risks include liver and heart disease; cancers of the mouth, throat, and esophagus; and early-onset dementia. It is important to emphasize that alcoholism is a disease and is treatable. Read more at https://health.mil/News/Articles/2018/01/16/The-sobering-reality-of-one-drink-too-many