Addiction experts seek to understand why people engage in ‘extreme’ drinking

By | April 8, 2021
It’s a health crisis often hidden in plain sight. While binge drinking behaviors — drinking alcohol to a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08% or higher — have been studied before, relatively little research has focused on people’s behaviors and the consequences surrounding “extreme” drinking, or drinking alcohol to a blood alcohol concentration level of more than 0.16%.