The Hidden Costs Of Alcoholism

A Classic Infographic for American Addiction Centers


It is estimated that alcohol-related expenses cost federal, state, and local governments $223.5 billion in the US. Of that amount, taxpayers are footing the bill for $94.2 billion. In this infographic with American Addiction Centers, we look into what the cost analysis of the complex cycle of alcoholism reveals – showing that it’s often a disease that reaches deep into the pockets of our national, state, and local finances to trigger a multitude of “hidden costs.”