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Drug Addiction Treatment Statistics

  • Approximately 23.5 million persons need treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol abuse problem each year. Of these, only 2.6 million received it at a specialty facility. Source: NIDA
  • 1 in 4 children grows up in a home where someone drinks too much. Source: NIH
  • Alcoholism is a chronic but treatable disease. Source: NIH
  • In 2011, an estimated 21.6 million Americans needed treatment for a problem related to drugs or alcohol. Source: NIDA
  • An estimated 22.5 million Americans aged 12 or older—or 8.7 percent of the population—has used an illicit drug or abused a psychotherapeutic medication in the past month. Source: NIDA
  • There are just over 3.0 million new users (initiates) of illicit drugs, or about 8,400 new users per day. Source: NIDA

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