One In Every Eight Mid-Life Deaths Results form Alcohol

Brad Stulberg
3 min readNov 11, 2022

One in every eight deaths among people aged 20–64 results from alcohol. Narrow that age range to 20–49, and it’s one in every five.

First, everyone is going to ask where the above data comes from. The answer is a new study, published in JAMA, looking at 700,000 deaths in the United States between 2015 and 2019. It’s a large sample size in a respectable journal. This…

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Brad Stulberg

Bestselling author of Master of Change and The Practice of Groundedness