Alcohol use and misuse

George, Tony P.
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p621
Academic Journal
The article discusses the state of alcohol use and abuse in Canada. The 2005 Canadian Addiction Survey revealed that 79.3 percent of Canadians who are over 15 years of age consume alcohol. The substantial figure on alcohol consumption in the country is confirmed by the high incidence of alcohol-related mortality. Several interventions including self-help groups and screening tools to alleviate alcohol abuse are also mentioned.


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