a man drinking his pain of Alcohol and Depression away

Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol abuse and alcoholism can also cause serious medical and mental health problems, which can shorten your life expectancy and diminish your overall quality of life. Because alcoholism leads to significant neurotransmitter imbalances, alcohol and depression oftentimes co-occur. Each year, alcoholism and alcohol abuse impact 15 million Americans ages 18 and older. Although alcohol is…