skip to the main content area of this page
Missoula City-County Health Department: Health Promotion
(406) 258-4775
Missoula County Seal and image of areas around the City.

Missoula City-County Health Department: Health Promotion

Missoula City-County Health Department: Health Promotion

DUI Task Force - Alcohol Abuse


Alcohol is an integral part of our society. It is also a mood altering drug that impairs a person’s judgment and ability to do routine tasks, and, in some people, it is addictive. Abuse of alcohol also has negative effects on health that can lead to chronic liver disease and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Even moderate alcohol use can increase the risk of accidental injury. Nationwide, alcohol is related to:

As many as 40% of traumatic injuries treated in US emergency rooms may be alcohol-related; 20% - 25% of hospital admissions for an injury are alcohol-related.

Chronic Diseases and Injuries Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Current Health Department Activities

Missoula Measures Links - Community Health Data

Links to More Information

Back to Top

public health logo

Get Adobe Reader Please note some documents are in "Portable Document Format" and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.   If you do not have this viewer, visit Adobe.com.

Site Navigation

Health Department Divisions

More Information

Community Resources

MUSAP - Missoula Underage Substance Abuse Prevention

Turning Point - Drug and alcohol treatment and assessment

Community Care - 549-2890 - Youth drug abuse problems

Facebook Logo MCCHD on Facebook

 

Twitter Logo MCCHD on Twitter

 

Search Health Sites