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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

Action Alliance Partnership

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), a public-private partnership, has partnered with The Recovery Center to strengthen the country’s clinical capacity to provide innovative suicide prevention and care. The partnership significantly advances one of the central priorities of the Action Alliance—to transform health systems and reduce suicides—and marks The Recovery Center’s commitment to be at the leading edge of the transformation.

As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, The Recovery Center provides education and resources to the communities we serve.

Take the First Step

The Recovery Center’s professional staff are here to help. Call 940-761-3034 for a no-cost, confidential assessment any time, day or night. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.