Effects of Addiction Calculator
Please read the step-by-step instructions first. Then enter your information into the calculator.
- Choose a substance from the drop-down list
- Enter the daily dose of the respective drug (options: per hour, day, week, month, or year).
- Enter the age at which the habit was picked up.
- Select your country to get an accurate value for life expectancy
Life Lost: How much your life is shortened by with every dose on average if you are a chronic user
Non-addict life expectancy: Estimated life expectancy for someone who does not struggle with substance abuse.
Addict’s life expectancy: Estimated life expectancy for someone who struggles with substance abuse.
Addiction duration: The time between the start of an addiction and the addict’s life.
Total life loss: Number of years lost due to substance abuse.
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