Drug Addiction in the Emergency Room

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

In 2011, there were more than 5 million drug-related visits to emergency rooms across the United States. Of those people, 2 million vists were related to drug misuse and abuse. This attributes to the 24 million Americans suffering from an alcohol or drug problem. Only 11 percent of all addicts are actually receiving treatment.

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