SUBSTANCE USE FACTS AND TREATEMNT
· Substance Abuse causes more deaths and disabilities each year in the U.S. than any other cause.
· About 10 million children are living with a parent dependent on alcohol and/or illicit drugs.
· Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol is a problem for approximately 30 million people in the United States alone.
· Alcohol and other drugs contribute to over 50 percent of all suicides and over 50 percent of all violent crimes.