While the opioid epidemic has been infesting the United States in recent years, alcoholism continues to be the single most common chemical dependency in the United States. Alcohol is so engrained in our culture, it’s almost impossible not to be exposed to alcohol consumption throughout your life. This leaves plenty of opportunities to pick up drinking and form a dependency, especially as life becomes more challenging with adulthood.
Depending on where you live, you may be in a higher-risk geography than you realize. Here is a ranked list of the 20 most alcohol addicted cities in the United States, as ranked by The Daily Beast. They compiled the rankings using a combination of data from Experian and the CDC. (Continues On Page 2)