Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each 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.
In 2018, 28% of college students and 14% of 12th graders admitted to binge drinking.
An average of six Americans die every day from alcohol poisoning.
About 886,000 Americans used heroin at least once in 2017.
About 5 million Americans are use Cocaine regularly.
In 19 states, Meth causes more deaths than all Opioids combined, including Fentanyl.