Rock County bears the burden of 75 alcohol-related deaths, 2325 hospitalizations, 199 crashes and 250 people annually who receive alcohol-related treatment.
Binge drinking in Wisconsin costs almost $4 billion a year, which is approximately $700 per Wisconsin resident. Over two-thirds of the economic cost of binge drinking is in lost productivity. These results show a staggering economic impact to the state. The negative health and social consequences of binge drinking are far-reaching and come at a great economic cost.
For more information, please see the complete Burden of Binge Drinking in Wisconsin Report.