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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Cocaine use is prevalent across all socioeconomic strata, including age, demographics, economic, social, political, religious, and livelihood.
The past five years have seen a consistent year-over-year increase in emergency room visits related to heroin of 10% - 15%.
Inhalants can cause a great amount of physical damage to the body, but the greatest amount of damage is done to the myelin sheath that surrounds and protects nerve fibers and helps the nerves to carry messages to the brain.
Crystal methamphetamine use can cause an individual who uses it to have psychotic symptoms that have sometimes been known to persist for months or even years after the individual has stopped using the toxic drug.
The rate of current use of sedatives declined from 0.2 percent in 2002 to 0.1 percent in 2005, but there were no significant changes in current nonmedical use of other categories of psychotherapeutics during that period.
An estimated 3.1 million people aged 12 or older (1.4 percent of the population) received some kind of treatment for a problem related to the use of alcohol or illegal drugs in the 12 months prior to being interviewed in 2001. Of these, 1.2 million received treatment for both alcohol and illegal drugs, 0.5 million received treatment for illegal drugs but not alcohol, and 1.0 million received treatment for alcohol but not illegal drugs. (Estimates by substance do not add to the total because the total includes persons who reported receiving treatment but did not report which substance the treatment was for.)