Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 5 million Americans are use Cocaine regularly.
About 494,000 Americans regularly use Heroin.
About 886,000 Americans used heroin at least once in 2017.
Approximately 5% of people with an Opioid addiction experiment with Heroin.
About 5% of the population of the United States regularly uses at least one Benzodiazepine.
There is a strong correlation between addiction and mental illness. About 30% of Americans with a mental illness also live with addiction. More specifically, about 20% of Americans with depression or an anxiety disorder will develop an addiction, and people with bipolar disorder are 5 times more likely than someone without bipolar disorder to have a substance use problem.