This week is National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week.
To observe this week, we want to share some facts:
Every year, 100,000 babies are born addicted to cocaine due to their mother’s use during pregnancy.
90% of Americans with substance abuse problems started smoking, drinking or using drugs before they were 18 years old.
Around 88,000 people die annually from alcohol-related causes.
Alcohol abuse is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
These facts should startle you. These statistics wouldn’t be acquired without real people falling prey to addiction and alcoholism. It can happen to anyone.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Hotline: 1-800-662-4357
Our Amethyst program: https://bit.ly/2O12A7R
Take the National Drug and Alcohol IQ Challenge: https://bit.ly/32DV4Fn