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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Of the 6.3 million people who needed but did not receive specialty treatment for illegal drug use in 2005, there were 601,000 (9.6 percent) who reported that they felt they needed treatment for their illegal drug use problem. Of the 601,000 persons who felt they needed treatment, 175,000 (29.1 percent) reported that they made an effort, and 426,000 (70.9 percent) reported making no effort to get treatment.
Approximately 17 million Americans, age 12 and older, report past-month marijuana use.
Diversion and abuse of the prescription pain reliever OxyContin is particularly a problem in the eastern United States.
Past year illegal drug use was higher among adults aged 18 or older with SPD (27.2 percent) than among adults without SPD (12.3 percent). Similarly, the rate of past month cigarette use was higher among adults with SPD (44.2 percent) than among adults without SPD (24.5 percent).
Even those who snort cocaine can find themselves addicted.
Marijuana was the most commonly used illegal drug (15.2 million past month users). Among persons aged 12 or older, the rate of past month marijuana use in 2008 (6.1 percent) was similar to the rate in 2007 (5.8 percent).