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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Heavy drinking was reported by 5.7 percent of the population aged 12 or older, or 12.9 million people. These 2001 estimates are similar to the 2000 estimates.
The reason that it is so difficult to stop using Xanax and other similar type benzodiazepines is because stopping abruptly enhances the original symptoms of anxiety and panic that the drug was originally prescribed for; this in generally referred to as the experience of a "rebound effect".
Most binge and heavy alcohol users were employed in 2008. Among 55.9 million adult binge drinkers, 44.6 million (79.7 percent) were employed either full or part time. Among 16.8 million heavy drinkers, 13.1 million (78.0 percent) were employed.
Methadone is by far one of the most difficult drugs to detox from, since the effects of the drug are long-lasting and it is readily stored in the body's fatty tissues.
There have been increasing efforts recently to legalize the use of marijuana in the United States.
Some addicts do abuse Methadone and experience similar effects as if they were using other opiates, albeit not to the same extent.