Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 774,000 Americans regularly use Meth.
An average of 30 Americans lose their lives every day in an alcohol-related car accident.
In 2017, 26% of Americans aged 18 years or older admitted to binge drinking in the past month.
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.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537
Heavy drinking and alcoholism cost the United States over $223 billion annually.