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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
In 2008, there were 1.2 million teens (5.0 percent) aged 12 to 17 who needed treatment for an alcohol use problem. Of this group, only 77,000 received treatment at a specialty facility (0.3 percent of all teens and 6.2 percent of teens who needed treatment), leaving almost 1.2 million teens who needed but did not receive treatment.
Recent research involving animals strongly indicates a link between nitrate abuse and the development and progression of infectious diseases and tumors.
Methadone often takes over twenty hours to leave the body once it's been taken; because each person's body metabolized the drug differently, this could vary from person to person.
Substance abuse treatment facilities specializing in opiate treatment are an excellent choice for someone trying to get off of opiates. A substance abuse treatment facility provides an opiate addict with a safe, controlled environment for coming off of the drugs.
Physical addiction refers to the physiological changes that occur due to drug use and is typified by withdrawal symptoms when the user stops taking the drug and tolerance, which is defined as the need to take increasing amounts of the drug in order to feel the initial ?buzz? or ?high.?
Most (66.1 percent) of the 1.0 million recent cocaine initiates were 18 or older when they first used. The average age at first use among recent initiates aged 12 to 49 was 20.3 years, which was slightly higher than the average age in 2005 (19.7 years), although this difference in the average was not statistically significant.