Addiction is a treatable disease that can affect anyone
People from all backgrounds can experience addiction, as no one is immune to the possibility of becoming enslaved to a substance.
Substance Abuse Stats
Deaths By Overdose
In the United States, more than 107K people died of an overdose in 2021, a 15% increase from 2020.
Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- 14.8M addicted to alcohol
- 8.1M addicted to illicit drugs
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Less than 0.07 ounces of the powerful opioid, fentanyl causes certain death.
Source: National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics
Three Key Pieces to Fighting Substance Abuse
We support organizations that fight substance abuse through the following approaches: