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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
The number of ED visits involving heroin/morphine increased 15 percent, from 84,409 to 97,287
The most commonly abuse substance among American youth is definitely alcohol. Chronic alcohol consumption kills thousands of young adults every year in the United States.
Heroin effects include slowed and slurred speech, slow gait, constricted pupils, droopy eyelids, impaired night vision, vomiting, constipation.
Current use of smokeless tobacco was higher among adults aged 18 or older who were employed full time (4.6 percent) than among adults who were employed part time (1.9 percent) and the "other" employment category, which includes persons not in the labor force (2.0 percent). The rate among unemployed adults was 3.4 percent.
The States with the highest rates of any illegal drug use for all persons aged 12 or older were mostly in the West (six States) and the Northeast (three States). Most of the States that displayed the lowest rates in the Nation were either from the South (five States) or the West (three States). Two Midwestern States, Kansas and Iowa, completed the lowest fifth. Among teens aged 12 to 17, States in the South again predominated the lowest fifth (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia).
Ativan has been known to have a high potential for addiction. Users often become both psychological and physically addicted because of the drug producing feelings of well-being because it activates the brain?s reward systems.