Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
Only 10% of Americans who have an addiction ever receive treatment.
Approximately 2.4 million young adults in the United States between the ages of 18 and 25 years old started to drink alcohol in 2017. An additional 2.3 million minors between the ages of 12 and 17 years old in the United States started to drink alcohol that same year.
About 5% of the population of the United States regularly uses at least one Benzodiazepine.
In 2018, 0.7% of American 8th grades, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.7% of 12th graders admitted to experimenting with Meth.
In 2017, 26% of Americans aged 18 years or older admitted to binge drinking in the past month.
In 2017, about 30% of Opioid-related overdoses also involved a Benzodiazepine.