Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
Approximately 5% of people with an Opioid addiction experiment with Heroin.
More than 90% of people with an addiction start to drink alcohol or use drugs before they reach the age of 18 years old.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537
An average of six Americans die every day from alcohol poisoning.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
In 2017, 2.2 million Americans reported using Cocaine at least once within the previous month.