From Oscar and Emmy winner Ellen Goosenberg Kent (HBO’s Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 and Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq) and journalist/producer Perri Peltz (HBO’s The Education of Dee Dee Ricks and Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.), and presented with support from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Risky Drinking takes a case-study look at the hazards of alcohol use and details the ways the medical community views and treats “risky drinkers.” Read More

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“Any drinker should be able to find something relatable and sobering in this documentary.”

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Alcohol May Be the Worst Drug of All

The filmmakers and experts discussed the repercussions of heavy alcohol at the film's New York premiere.

Where Are They Now?

The subjects of Risky Drinking speak out about life after filming and the progress they’ve made.


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How much is too much or too often? Find out if your personal drinking habits might be risky.

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