Over 140 people in the United States are dying each day from an opioid overdose. Opioids are a class of drugs that include illegal substances such as heroin, and fentanyl, and prescription medication such as oxycodone. Both illicit and legal opioids can cause addiction, and overdose.
The CDC estimates that six people die every day from alcohol poisoning with over 88,000 Americans dying annually from an alcohol-related illness. Alcohol use disorders are the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Early intervention and proper treatment can help stop alcohol from taking another life.
Meth, also known as methamphetamine or crystal meth, is a highly addictive substance that impacts your central nervous system. Meth abuse can cause severe mental and physical side effects, including changes to the brain. Stop long-term damage by seeking out treatment now.
NIDA estimates over 35 million Americans abuse cocaine, and 8.6 million abuse crack cocaine. Cocaine is an extremely addictive substance that causes over 400,000 emergency room visits each year, many of which are to treat an overdose.