Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
In 2017, 34.2 million Americans operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
About 17% of regular Benzodiazepine users have misused Benzodiazepines, but less than 2% exhibit symptoms of Benzodiazepine dependence.
In 2017, 26% of Americans aged 18 years or older admitted to binge drinking in the past month.
81,000 Americans tried heroin for the first time in 2017.
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.
An average of 30 Americans lose their lives every day in an alcohol-related car accident.