U.S. Congress Committee Discusses Mental Health And Alcohol Harm During Pandemic

Posted February 10 2022 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Alcohol Use Disorder, BigAlcoholExposed, COVID-19, Evidence, Healthcare, Mental Health, News, Public Health, US Congress

Since the pandemic broke out, 40% more U.S. adults have been experiencing anxiety and depression symptoms. Alcohol and other substance use problems have sharply increased as well, making Americans even more vulnerable to mental health problems. The products and practices of the alcohol industry are adding fuel to the fire with pandemic marketing and aggressive lobbying to weaken state alcohol laws.

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