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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
When Methadone is used to treat heroin addiction, Methadone maintenance can suppress withdrawal symptoms for anywhere from 24 to 36 hours.
Prescription drug abuse affects many Americans and some concerning trends can be seen among older adults and adolescents. Several recent government indicators suggest that prescription drug abuse is on the rise in the United States. According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 4.7 million people are currently taking prescription opiates for the treatment of chronic pain.
The long-term effects of using cocaine can include extreme agitation, violent mood swings and depression.
If patients under the influence of bath salts are able to be controlled by the use of powerful antipsychotic medications, when the drugs wear off, the individuals are psychotic upon awakening.
Of the 21.1 million people who needed but did not receive treatment in 2004, an estimated 1.2 million (5.8 percent) reported that they felt they needed treatment for their alcohol or drug use problem. Of the 1.2 million persons who felt they needed treatment, 441,000 (35.8 percent) reported that they made an effort but were unable to get treatment, and 792,000 (64.2 percent) reported making no effort to get treatment.
In 2004, 6.0 million persons were current users of psychotherapeutic drugs taken nonmedically (2.5 percent). These include 4.4 million who used pain relievers, 1.6 million who used tranquilizers, 1.2 million who used stimulants, and 0.3 million who used sedatives. These estimates are all similar to the corresponding estimates for 2003.