Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
The number of fatal drug overdoses in America has more than tripled since 1990.
In 2018, 0.7% of American 8th grades, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.7% of 12th graders admitted to experimenting with Meth.
Approximately 5% of people with an Opioid addiction experiment with Heroin.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
The number of fatal overdoses which involved Meth tripled from 2011 to 2016.
Only about 7% of Americans with an alcohol use disorder ever receive treatment.