Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
In 2017, 2.2 million Americans reported using Cocaine at least once within the previous month.
In 2017, about 30% of Opioid-related overdoses also involved a Benzodiazepine.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537
More than 700,000 Americans died from a drug overdose from 1999 to 2017.
About 195,000 Americans tried Meth in 2017.