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.
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 million Americans are use Cocaine regularly.
About 774,000 Americans regularly use Meth.
In 19 states, Meth causes more deaths than all Opioids combined, including Fentanyl.
About 494,000 Americans regularly use Heroin.