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Ask an expert: Does my alcohol use make me a heavy drinker?

Q: "I enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner several nights a week, especially on weekends. According to some health guidelines, that makes me a...

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Check Your Symptoms: Alcohol and drug problems

The overuse or abuse of alcohol (alcoholism) or other drugs is called substance abuse. It is common and costly. It can cause or worsen many medical problems and can destroy families and lives.

If you think you may have a problem with drugs or alcohol, take a short quiz to evaluate your symptoms:

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI's support and public education efforts are focused on educating America about mental illness, offering resources to those in need, and insisting that mental illness become a high national priority. Mental illness is a serious medical illness that affects one in four families. No one is to blame. Treatment works, but only half of people living with mental illness receive treatment. NAMI has engaged in a variety of activities to create awareness about mental illness and promote the promise of recovery.