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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
In 1999, the average age of an adolescent in treatment at Caron for heroin addiction was about 17, with some patients as young as 14. During that same period, adult heroin users in treatment at Caron had an average age of 29 - a full 10 years younger than the average age of 39 for those admitted for other drug or alcohol treatment.
The reason that it is so difficult to stop using Xanax and other similar type benzodiazepines is because stopping abruptly enhances the original symptoms of anxiety and panic that the drug was originally prescribed for; this in generally referred to as the experience of a "rebound effect".
In relation to a Dilaudid addiction, those who stay in drug rehab for their longer than 3 months generally will have a much better outcome than those who stay a shorter amount of time.
Rates of cocaine use by college students over the previous 5 years has varied between 2.0% of all students in 1994 to 4.8% in 2000.
Ecstasy use can result in a feeling of euphoria, a sense of intimacy with others, and diminished anxiety.
Major withdrawal symptoms peak between 48 and 72 hours after the last dose and typically subside after about a week; however, some individuals may show persistent withdrawal symptoms for months. Although heroin withdrawal is considered less dangerous than alcohol or barbiturate withdrawal, sudden withdrawal by heavily dependent users who are in poor health is occasionally fatal.