Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
About 5% of the population of the United States regularly uses at least one Benzodiazepine.
In 2017, about 30% of Opioid-related overdoses also involved a Benzodiazepine.
The number of fatal drug overdoses in America has more than tripled since 1990.
In 2017, 2.2 million Americans reported using Cocaine at least once within the previous month.
A Meth-related overdose killed about 10,000 Americans in 2017.