Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
Every year, substance abuse the U.S. economy over $600 billion.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
In 2017, 34.2 million Americans operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Heavy drinking and alcoholism cost the United States over $223 billion annually.
There is a strong correlation between addiction and mental illness. About 30% of Americans with a mental illness also live with addiction. More specifically, about 20% of Americans with depression or an anxiety disorder will develop an addiction, and people with bipolar disorder are 5 times more likely than someone without bipolar disorder to have a substance use problem.
About 5 million Americans are use Cocaine regularly.