Limit Alcohol: If you choose to drink alcohol, drink in moderation
(on average, women no more than 1 drink a day; men no more than 2 drinks a day). Avoid
drinking." If you are concerned about your drinking, talk to your VA health care team about
Department of Veterans Affairs Resources
Federal Government Resources
PTSD and Problems with Alcohol Use
This site gives information on how PTSD and alcohol affect each other and where to get help.
Alcohol and Hepatitis C
Use this interactive guide to learn what you need to know about hepatitis C and alcohol use, including alcohol’s effect on liver scarring,
viral load, and response to treatment.
Living with HIV/AIDS—Drugs and Alcohol
Use this interactive guide if you are HIV positive to learn what alcohol and other
"recreational" drugs will do to your body.
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U.S. Department of Health & Human
Topics surrounding alcohol use, including alcohol use and women, self-risk assessments, myths, truths and many more.
National Institutes of Health
National Institutes on Aging
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Find publications, frequently asked questions and other resources.
A Family History of Alcoholism
Are you at risk? This brochure addresses the millions of people in this country who have a parent, grandparent, or
other close relative with alcoholism, and may have wondered what your family's history of alcoholism means for you.
Alcohol—A Women's Health Issue
Alcohol presents yet another health challenge for women. Even in small amounts, alcohol affects women differently than men. With any health issue, accurate information is key.
Drinking and your Pregnancy
Information about using alcohol for women who are planning or are pregnant.
Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medications
This pamphlet lists medications that can cause harm when taken with alcohol and describes the effects that can result.
Tips for Cutting Down Drinking
Small changes can make a big difference in reducing your chances of having alcohol-related problems. This short brochure lists some strategies to try.