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Alcohol-related Deaths Increased by 25% in 2020

Published 05-02-22

Submitted by Alkermes

info graphic stick figure person falling into a glass of red liquid Alkermes logo in the bottom corner. "Alcohol related deaths rose from 78,972 in 2019 to 99,017 in 2021

A new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism shows alcohol-related deaths increased by 25% in 2020 and remained elevated in 2021. As Alcohol Awareness Month comes to a close, learn more about the latest data on alcohol use: https://bit.ly/36spjad

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Alkermes plc is a fully-integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. The company has a portfolio of proprietary commercial products focused on alcohol dependence, opioid dependence, schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder, and a pipeline of product candidates in development for neurodegenerative disorders and cancer. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio. For more information, please visit Alkermes' website at www.alkermes.com.

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Alkermes plc is a fully-integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. The company has a portfolio of proprietary commercial products focused on alcohol dependence, opioid dependence, schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder, and a pipeline of product candidates in development for neurodegenerative disorders and cancer. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio. For more information, please visit Alkermes' website at www.alkermes.com.

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