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Addiction Statistics

According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, here are types of substance use disorders (excluding tobacco and marijuana) that had the most cases of addiction in the U.S. over the previous year:

15.1 mil

Alcohol cases


Cocaine cases


Tranquilizers cases

2.1 mil

Opioid cases


Meth cases


Stimulants cases

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Alarming Facts About Addiction

Substance abuse and overdoses often go under the radar, but here are a few statistics to show that these issues are as pressing as ever:
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  • In 2016, an estimated 21 million people needed substance use disorder treatment.
    • Only about 18% of those individuals received any type of treatment for it, and just over 10% received treatment in a specialty facility over the year prior.
  • The number of drug overdose deaths surpassed 70,000 in the U.S. in 2017. Annual overdose deaths have risen steadily since 1999, when there were fewer than 20,000 such casualties.
  • Counting car crashes and accidental deaths, an estimated 88,000 Americans die each year from alcohol-related causes.
  • The U.S. consumes about 80% of the world’s painkiller supply, despite taking up less than 5% of the world’s population.
  • Millions of Americans visit emergency departments across the country for complications from drug use.

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  • Recovery is an acceptance that your life is in shambles and you have to change it.
  • It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.