Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
Only 10% of Americans who have an addiction ever receive treatment.
More than 700,000 Americans died from a drug overdose from 1999 to 2017.
The percentage of Cocaine-related fatal overdoses increased by 34% from 2016 to 2017.
In 19 states, Meth causes more deaths than all Opioids combined, including Fentanyl.
In 2018, 0.6% of American 8th grades, 0.4% of 10th graders, and 0.8% of 12th graders had used Heroin at least once.