Folks in Tennessee may be partying a bit too much. When it comes to alcohol abuse, women from Memphis and men from Knoxville top our list. Both cities are in the top 10 for strong social networks
, and drinking tends to be a social activity. “We use alcohol socially because it tends to break down inhibitions and makes it easier for people to open up and have a good time,” says Roach. The iconic, club-lined Beale Street in Memphis and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville add plenty of opportunities for residents to get their drink on.