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Drug Addiction and Long Term Rehab Statistics

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older were current illicit drug users. This estimate represents 9.2 percent of the population aged 12 or older. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 31% of patients achieved one continuous year of abstinence after completion in a treatment program of 90 days or [...]

How much is too much?!

Alcohol misuse is a serious issue in Australia. Its effects can range from a hangover to fatal road accidents, violent assault and terminal medical conditions such as irreversible liver damage. In Australia, alcohol related harm has been reported to be approximately  65,000 hospital admissions and 3000 deaths. It has come to know that both men [...]