Trends in Addiction

Alcohol Abuse & Where DUIs Happen Most in Major Cities | American Addiction Centers

We reviewed DUI arrest data by city to determine on which streets DUI arrests occur most frequently in major cities in the US. Read on for more information. Call us now for help with alcohol abuse at (888) 987-1784

Americans' Perceptions of Alcohol vs. Marijuana

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says people can't ingest a lethal dose of marijuana, the legality of the substance might not tell the whole story. In fact, alcohol is legal in all 50 states but is responsible for 88,000 deaths every year and 2.5 million years of potential life lost.

An Analysis of Drug & Alcohol Mentions in Dating App Profiles |

Choosing a partner is a big decision and it's important to look for drug and alcohol references as you’re navigating the dating app world. Call us now for help (888) 987-1784 now!

An Analysis of Employer Drug Testing in the US | AAC

An analysis of job postings on Glassdoor to see what types of jobs are most likely to include requirements for pre-employment drug tests & regular drug screening.

Degrees of Separation

It has been recently estimated that there were more than 72,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017 – a rise of roughly 10 percent from the year prior. While that number may be staggering, statistics often fall short when trying to reach us on an emotional level; it's difficult to grasp the gravity of life lost when people are represented by numbers, but the truth is 1 in 3 Americans will have a friend who dies from a drug overdose.

Drug Education Survey

We surveyed 18-24 year olds about their experience with drug education in and outside of school. Information about effective methods and more.

Drunk Driving Statistics | Drinking & Driving in the US | AAC

American Addiction Centers is sharing some shocking statistics on drunk driving in the US. See how Americans responded to our drinking and driving survey.

Dry January -

Use the map below to discover how many American’s attempted ‘Dry January’ this year but failed.

Highest Drug Use By City | Substance Abuse Statistics

American Addiction Center shares its findings on substance abuse by city. See how your hometown ranks against the top ten for most drug use.

Insta-Intoxicated: Top 100 Billboard Artists

Which artists are using Instagram to glamorize getting wasted?

Lockdowners Anonymous – Addiction Treatment Inquires around the US

Scroll across the map below to view the % change in enquiries for help with drug and alcohol addictions.

Lunchtime drinking - American Addiction Centers

Salad, Sandwich or Shots: Which industries drink the most at lunch?

Marijuana Busts Across The U.S | AAC

Despite the rise in recreational marijuana use in the US, we have seen increases in the number of marijuana busts across the nation. Find out more here!

School Stress for College Students and Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

We explored the stressors affecting college students and the lengths they go to to find success

State of Veteran Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Our study takes a close look at the dangers of binge drinking among veterans, drunk driving incidents, and the emotional and physical trauma that could be leading to this substance misuse among some of America's most dedicated heroes.

Substance Abuse Among Food Service Workers - Drugs & Alcohol Usage Statistics | AAC

We surveyed food service workers to learn about their substance use habits in this high-stress industry. Read about our compelling insights now!

Substance Abuse Treatment Trends in the US |

Substance abuse treatments can vary throughout the country and we wanted to take a look and see if there are any common trends with people seeking for help.

The Heightened Risk of Substance Use & Mental Illness | AAC

Our team analyzed third-party reports of those diagnosed with a co-occurring mental health disorder & substance use disorder. Learn more about our findings.

The Long Term Effects of Drug Abuse and Life Expectancy | American Addiction Centers

See how habitual drug use can have a major impact on a drug users’ life expectancy and the long term effects of drug abuse.

The Science Behind Addiction

We analyzed the effects of addiction to several different illicit drugs. See our data and findings on how these addictions affect users differently.

Trends in American Addiction Treatment: State Data

We set out to study emerging trends in America's treatment industry. By analyzing data from SAMHSA's National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services from 2000 through 2016, we've uncovered compelling shifts in the composition of treatment facilities across the country.

Years of Life Lost to Drugs

For over two decades, the United States has struggled with an opioid epidemic that is continuing to worsen each year. Despite efforts to fight drug abuse, the booming use of fentanyl has only increased the death toll.

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