Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 494,000 Americans regularly use Heroin.
In 2018, at least 68,000 fatal overdoses occurred in the United States.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
About 5% of the population of the United States regularly uses at least one Benzodiazepine.
Alcohol causes about 88,000 Americans to die every year.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537