Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 774,000 Americans regularly use Meth.
An average of six Americans die every day from alcohol poisoning.
In 2017, 26% of Americans aged 18 years or older admitted to binge drinking in the past month.
21.4 million Americans committed DUI under the influence of alcohol in 2017.
Heavy drinking and alcoholism cost the United States over $223 billion annually.
There is a strong correlation between addiction and mental illness. About 30% of Americans with a mental illness also live with addiction. More specifically, about 20% of Americans with depression or an anxiety disorder will develop an addiction, and people with bipolar disorder are 5 times more likely than someone without bipolar disorder to have a substance use problem.