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.
Nov. 7, 2003;80.