Alcohol consumption or alcoholism has become a great threat to human life in the recent years. From the various available reports of National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and WHO, we can understand that alcohol consumption leads to nearly 200 diseases (cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, etc.). There is a relation between harmful use of alcohol and the incidence of infectious diseases like HIV, TB, pneumonia, and cholera. “Alcohol use disorders” of parents may transmit to their children and affect them in the course of time. Nearly 6% of the world population dies because of alcohol consumption. Each year, nearly 2000 college students in the US die from alcohol-related unintentional diseases including motor vehicle accidents. 16% of people in the world engage in heavy episodic drinking. Alcoholics may harm spouse, child, friend, relatives, neighbors, co-workers, and even strangers at any time. Alcohol consumption may result in the social and economic costs on society. High- income countries have the highest alcohol per capita consumption. Older drinkers have alcohol more frequently than other age groups. Thus, people should aware of health risks associated with alcohol.