8.7 mn at-risk drinkers in Italy, females rising

Binge-drinking on the rise too says ISS

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 3 - The number of at-risk drinkers in Italy has risen to 8.7 million, the Higher Health Institute (ISS) said Friday.
    While the number of male problem drinkers is steady at 6.2 million, the number of females has risen to 2.5 million, the ISS said.
    Binge-drinking is also on the rise despite programmes aimed at reducing it, the institute said.
    This is "especially true" of young people, some as young as 11, it said. (ANSA).
   

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