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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Methadone is currently used in doctor's offices and in pain management clinics around the world.
According to a 2008 survey, approximately 453,000 Americans reported past year heroin use and 213,000 reported past month heroin use.
The average age of someone using marijuana for the first time dropped from 17.8 in 2008 to 17.0 in 2009.
In 2006, rates of substance dependence or abuse for persons aged 12 or older showed evidence of differences by region, with the West (10.2 percent) and Midwest (10.0 percent) having higher rates than the South (8.5 percent) and Northeast (8.4 percent). However, rates for substance dependence or abuse among persons aged 12 or older in 2006 did not vary significantly by county type (9.4 percent in large metropolitan counties, 9.0 percent in small metropolitan counties, and 8.9 percent in nonmetropolitan counties).
Long term residential drug rehab treatment generally involves a period of three to six months so as to provide the individual with an extensive change of environment as well as around the clock professional support. Research has proven that this type of treatment is by far the most successful for those individuals who have a history of heavy drug addiction spanning over many years.
Ecstasy users can become dehydrated through vigorous activity in a hot environment.