Substance abuse has a dangerous impact on millions of Americans each year.
About 494,000 Americans regularly use Heroin.
Every dollar spent on addiction rehab yields $7 in savings for the U.S. economy.
In 2018, 0.7% of American 8th grades, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.7% of 12th graders admitted to experimenting with Meth.
Benzodiazepine dependence often coincides with other forms of substance abuse. For example, about 20% of Americans with alcoholism also abuse Benzodiazepines.
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 2017, 26% of Americans aged 18 years or older admitted to binge drinking in the past month.