Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
On a global scale, an alcohol-related illness, injury, murder, or suicide is the cause of 5.3% (or 1 in every 20) deaths every year.
In 2017, Cocaine was a factor in 20% of all fatal overdose.
From 1996 to 2013, the number of Americans who filled prescriptions for Benzodiazepines increased by 67%.
About 300 million people worldwide have an alcohol use disorder.
Every year, substance abuse the U.S. economy over $600 billion.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537