Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 5% of the population of the United States regularly uses at least one Benzodiazepine.
In 2018, 0.7% of American 8th grades, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.7% of 12th graders admitted to experimenting with Meth.
In 2017, 34.2 million Americans operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
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.
81,000 Americans tried heroin for the first time in 2017.
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.