Substance Use Disorders & Recovery
23+ million Americans (ages 12 and older) suffer from a substance use disorder in any given year.
8+ million have a co-occurring mental health disorder along with substance use disorder.
10.9% of Americans who needed treatment in a specialized facility received it
10% of Americans (ages 18 and older) claim to be in recovery
Pathways to Recovery
More than 14,500 specialized substance use disorder treatment programs
- Treatment at specialized facilities for addiction or co-occurring disorders
- 12 Steps: AA-Alcoholics Anonymous, NA-Narcotics Anonymous, CA-Cocaine Anonymous, etc.
- Other Groups: SMART, Al-Anon (Family), Nar-Anon (Family)
Comparison in Relapse Rates
- Substance Use Disorder: 40- 60%
- Hypertension: 50- 70%
- Type 1 Diabetes: 30- 50%
- Asthma: 50- 70%