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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Due of the shortage of opium during 1937, the Germans developed Methadone as a narcotic pain killer for their troops during World War II.
About 45 minutes after taking Ecstasy a user experiences its "high", as that is when the drug is at its peak level.
Among all people aged 12 or older, the rate of alcohol use in 2001 in large metropolitan areas was 50.7 percent compared with 41.9 percent in nonmetropolitan areas. However, there was less variation across county types in rates of binge and heavy drinking. The rate of heavy alcohol use was 5.4 percent in large metropolitan areas and 5.9 percent in nonmetropolitan areas.
Some of the most common side effects of inhalant use include dizziness, slurred speech, lethargy, depressed reflexes, and stupor.
Volatile solvents, gases, aerosols and other inhalants are often the first types of drugs that young children use.
Rates of treatment for mental health problems were associated with age for adults aged 18 or older: 11.2 percent for adults aged 18 to 25, 13.9 percent for adults aged 26 to 49, and 12.5 percent for adults aged 50 or older.