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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
In 2006, 28.3 million adults (12.9 percent of the population 18 years or older) received treatment for mental health problems during the past 12 months. This is similar to the rate in 2005 (13.0 percent).
Within seconds of abusing inhalants and individual will experience intoxication that will feel extremely similar to being fall down drunk.
Between 2004 and 2005, there were no changes in the perceived risk of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or LSD use. However, since 2002, there have been increases in the perceived risk of smoking marijuana once a month (from 32.4 to 34.0 percent) and smoking marijuana once or twice a week (from 51.5 to 55.0 percent). On the other hand, the percentage of teens aged 12 to 17 who perceived that trying heroin once or twice is a great risk declined from 58.5 percent in 2002 to 56.5 percent in 2005, and those who perceived that using cocaine once a month is a great risk declined from 50.5 to 48.8 percent.
Drug rehab centers have reported that meth users are often some of the hardest addicts to treat; many treatment centers have chosen to focus more attention on helping individuals struggling with meth addiction.
It is important to note that even moderate doses of Percocet have been known to result in a fatal drug overdose.
Teens aged 12 to 17 were asked a number of questions related to the extent of support, oversight, and control that they perceived their parents exercised over them in the year prior to the survey. In 2006, among teens aged 12 to 17 enrolled in school in the past year, 79.5 percent reported that in the past year their parents always or sometimes checked on whether or not they had completed their homework, 79.8 percent reported that their parents always or sometimes provided help with their homework, and 69.1 percent reported that their parents limited the amount of time that they spent out with friends on school nights. Also in 2006, among teens aged 12 to 17, 87.5 percent reported that in the past year their parents made them always or sometimes do chores around the house, 39.4 percent reported that their parents limited the amount of time that they watched television, and 86.6 percent reported that their parents always or sometimes let them know that they had done a good job. All of these percentages were similar to those reported in 2005. In addition, among teens aged 12 to 17 in 2006, 86.0 percent reported that their parents let them know they were proud of something they had done, which increased from the 84.8 percent in 2005.