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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Inhalant abuse can cause damage to nerves as it acts directly on the central nervous system.
Among people who needed but did not receive illegal drug use treatment and felt they needed treatment (based on 2004-2006 combined data), the six most often reported reasons for not receiving treatment were (1) no health coverage and could not afford cost (35.1 percent), (2) not ready to stop using (31.8 percent), (3) not knowing where to go for treatment (14.7 percent), (4) concern that getting treatment might cause neighbors/community to have negative opinion (13.5 percent), (5) possible negative effect on job (12.8 percent), and (6) being able to handle the problem without treatment (12.4 percent).
During 2011, a Time Magazine article reported that there were massive numbers of calls to poison control centers nationwide that were directly related to bath salts.
Among persons aged 12 to 20, past month alcohol use rates in 2007 were 16.8 percent among Asians, 18.3 percent among blacks, 24.7 percent among Hispanics, 26.2 percent among those reporting two or more races, 28.3 percent among American Indians or Alaska Natives, and 32.0 percent among whites.
Most habitual heroin users are incapable of concentration, learning, or clear thought.
The FDA has currently listed Ambien as a Schedule IV drug; this classification means that the drug is considered to have a relatively low potential for abuse and can lead to limited physical or psychological dependence.