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.
An average of six Americans die every day from alcohol poisoning.
In 2017, Cocaine was a factor in 20% of all fatal overdose.
About 17% of regular Benzodiazepine users have misused Benzodiazepines, but less than 2% exhibit symptoms of Benzodiazepine dependence.
In 2018, 0.7% of American 8th grades, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.7% of 12th graders admitted to experimenting with Meth.
Every dollar spent on addiction rehab yields $7 in savings for the U.S. economy.