By Danielle CampoamorOriginal Source: shape.com
One night in December, Michael F. noticed that his drinking had increased significantly. "At the beginning of the pandemic it was almost kind of fun," he tells Shape. "It felt like a camp out." But over time, Michael (who asked that his name be changed to protect his anonymity) started drinking more beers, earlier and earlier in the day.
Michael is far from alone. A reported one in eight Americans struggle with an alcohol use disorder, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. And studies have shown a...click here to continue reading