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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
The rate of illegal drug use among persons aged 12 or older in 2004 was similar to the rates in 2002 and 2003 (8.3 and 8.2 percent). Among teens aged 12 to 17, the rate declined between 2002 and 2004 (11.6 percent in 2002, 11.2 percent in 2003, and 10.6 percent in 2004).
Generally speaking, the more help an individual is given to overcome a Dilaudid addiction, the more successful their results will be.
The medical uses of methamphetamine are very limited, and in most instances it is prescribed in much lower doses than those that would typically be abused.
Rates of current alcohol use were 62.0 percent for full-time employed adults aged 18 or older in 2006, higher than the rate for unemployed adults (52.1 percent). However, the pattern was different for binge and heavy alcohol use. Rates of binge and heavy use for unemployed persons were 34.2 and 12.2 percent, respectively, while these rates were 29.7 and 8.9 percent for full-time employed persons.
Controversial rapper Eminem includes lyrics in a song about Vicodin in his music .Courtney Love, quarterback Brett Favre and Cindy McCain, wife of Senator John McCain, have all been brave enough to come forward to address their addictions. And "Friend" Matthew Perry beat Vicodin three years ago but since that time has checked back into rehab last month for unknown reasons.
The heroin addict spends between $150 to $200 per day to maintain a heroin addiction.