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Substance abuse

 

UPDATE

Fast Facts

Number of Americans who needed treatment for a serious alcohol problem in 2002

1.5 million
Number who received treatment for alcohol problems in 2002
7.7 million
Number who needed treatment for a drug problem in 2002
1.4 million
Number who received specialized drug abuse treatment in 2002
94
Percentage of those with substance abuse disorders who did not receive treatment and did not believe they needed treatment

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services

 



UPDATE: Fast facts.

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