For decades, drug use has been considered an inner-city problem. In reality, however, that trend is changing rapidly. With the legalization of marijuana and the rise of the prescription drug epidemic, drug use in the suburbs is an increasing problem that society can no longer ignore. Most Teen Heroin Users are White Suburban Residents In
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Stepping Stone Center for Recovery has provided you with a way to learn more about addiction through pictures paired with facts. Our topics are focused on the latest news, statistics and other information on addiction, alcohol and drug treatment and recovery from substance use disorders. They are a great educational tool and a good way for quick and concise communication.
There is an undeniable link between mental health conditions and substance abuse. While there are many reasons for this, the primary one is that patients self-medicate. Unfortunately, this tends to make things worse. Identifying dual diagnosis disorders can be the key to recovery. Nearly 10 Million People in America Have a Severe Mental Illness Unfortunately,
Here’s a frightening statistic to consider: a recent survey indicates that in the last 30 days, more than 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have used an illegal drug. With this number so staggeringly high, you might feel that drug use is common and therefore not very dangerous. In reality, that couldn’t be
Once patients have committed to rehabilitation, one of the major questions about the process relates to the timeline of your recovery from drugs or alcohol. Recovery isn’t immediate, and it takes time and effort. With more than 40 million Americans meeting the clinical criteria for addiction, this question is repeated more than ever. Keep in
Soldiers go through a lot. Some find that the only way to feel better is to drink alcohol or do drugs. Alcohol and drug use and abuse in the military are more common than you might think. Check out our infographic below to find out how many veterans seek drug or alcohol rehab and for
Suicide and Addiction Infographic There is a correlation between addiction and suicide. Many people know suicide is related to depression, but substance abuse is another common element in people who commit suicide. Find out more information about suicide risk and completion and how it relates to addiction in our Stepping Stone Center for Recovery infographic: