Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
From 1999 to 2017, the number of Benzodiazepine-related overdoses increased from 1,135 to 11,537
The number of fatal overdoses which involved Meth tripled from 2011 to 2016.
Heavy drinking and alcoholism cost the United States over $223 billion annually.
In 2017, over 15,000 Americans died from a Heroin overdose.
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.
About 195,000 Americans tried Meth in 2017.