Facts and Tips
2 million teens from the ages 12-17 need treatment for addiction.
Only about 150,000 out of 2 million get the help needed.
In 2009 there were 4.9 million drug related ED visits.
27.1% involved nonmedical use of pharmaceuticals
21.2% involved illicit drugs.
14.3% were involved alcohol in combination other drugs.
Cocaine was involved in 422,896 ED visits.
Marijuana involved in 376,467 ED visits.
Heroin was involved in 213,118.
You can call or message helplines like Solutions Recovery.
Where do I get help?
You can go to Passages Malibu.
Am I an addict?
You can call a treatment hotline and they will talk to you and find out if you really are an addict.