Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
An average of six Americans die every day from alcohol poisoning.
The percentages of American students who reported drinking alcohol fell in 2018, with 8% of 8th graders, 18% of 10th graders, and 30% of 12th graders reporting alcohol consumption in the previous month. By contrast, 10% of 8th graders, 25% of 10th graders, and 39% of 12th graders in 2013 reported drinking alcohol within the previous month.
An average of 30 Americans lose their lives every day in an alcohol-related car accident.
Alcohol causes about 88,000 Americans to die every year.
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.
About 15 million Americans struggle with alcoholism.