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Chat with NIAAA experts about the latest in blood alcohol monitoring technology and our $200,000 challenge to design a better wearable alcohol biosensor.  ...

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Katherine Ness

Clinical Research...

Advisory Council Minutes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and...

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Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body:

Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can...

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NIAAA is a source of authoritative data on alcohol epidemiology for researchers and the general public. Below are links to statistical summaries of data collected or compiled by NIAAA on alcohol consumption, alcohol-related mortality and...


Alcohol Overdose: Do You Know the Signs?

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Treatment for alcohol use disorders (AUDs), once essentially limited to the mutual support group Alcoholics Anonymous founded in 1935, has seen many significant advances. In addition to mutual support groups, AUDs can be treated with medications...