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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
The percentage of persons estimated to be dependent on illegal drugs in the past year was about 65 percent of those who were estimated to be dependent on or abused illegal drugs in the past year. State estimates for illegal drug dependence for persons aged 12 or older ranged from 1.6 percent in Iowa to 3.0 percent in the District of Columbia. The highest rates of illegal drug dependence were among persons aged 18 to 25, with the highest rate in Massachusetts (8.3 percent).
Despite its effective qualities as a pain reliever, methadone is by far one of the most difficult drugs from which to break clean; patients that are treated with methadone for pain frequently develop dependence that requires detoxification.
In 2007, 38.9 percent of teens aged 12 to 17 with past year MDE received treatment for depression (saw or talked to a medical doctor or other professional or used prescription medication). Among teens with past year MDE, 20.5 percent saw or talked to a medical doctor or other professional only, 2.5 percent used prescription medication only, and 15.6 percent received treatment from both sources for depression in the past year.
Inhalants abusers take great health risks and may suffer from a wide array of medical consequences.
The first step in drug and alcohol addiction recovery stems from the idea that once the substances are completely out of the user's system the individual will be better able to handle learning new information and acquiring knowledge. This step is known as the detoxification process. This process is a vital component of addiction recovery; many addicts misinterpret this step as the "only" step that they have need of in order to have accomplished their goal of addiction recovery
Drug and alcohol rehab treatment for addiction recovery has an enormous beneficial effect not only on the individual and their family but on society as a whole. When addicts receive treatment, violent crime goes down and so does the spread of the HIV virus.