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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
As is the case with other serious health problems, recovery from a chronic drug addiction problem can be a long-term process that may require multiple episodes of treatment, often including "booster" sessions and other forms of continuing care.
First use of stimulants increased steadily during the last decade, from 219,000 in 1991 to 697,000 in 2000. Incidence levels this high had not been observed since the mid-1970s, when incidence peaked at 646,000 new users in 1974.
Cigarette smoking in the past month tended to be less prevalent among adults with more education. Among adults aged 18 or older, current cigarette use in 2005 was reported by 34.8 percent of those who had not completed high school, 31.8 percent of high school graduates who did not attend college, 28.1 percent of persons with some college, and 13.8 percent of college graduates.
In 2008, there were 114,000 persons aged 12 or older who had used heroin for the first time within the past 12 months. The average age at first use among recent initiates aged 12 to 49 was 23.4 years in 2008. There were no significant changes in the number of initiates or in the average age at first use from 2007 to 2008. The number of heroin initiates was not significantly different from the number in 2002 (117,000).
The rate of past month tobacco use among teens aged 12 to 17 decreased from 12.4 percent in 2007 to 11.4 percent in 2008. This decrease was driven by a decline in the rate of past month cigarette use that was statistically significant (9.8 to 9.1 percent) and a decline in past month cigar use that was not statistically significant (4.2 to 3.8 percent). The rate of past month cigarette use among 12 to 17 year olds declined from 13.0 percent in 2002 to 9.1 percent in 2008. One half million or 2.2 percent of teens aged 12 to 17 used smokeless tobacco in 2008 compared with 2.0 percent in 2002; this slight increase was not statistically significant.
Individuals who are prescribed Methadone for treatment of heroin addiction has reported that they do not experience cravings for heroin nor the euphoric rush that are typically associated with the use of that drug.