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Latest Statistics From SAMHSA

The Rise of Drug Use In Adults Ages 26-49

While young adults ages 18-25 have the highest rates of drug use across the board, drug use among adults ages 26-49 is on the rise:

  • The percentage of adults age 26 and older using marijuana daily or almost daily has nearly doubled since 2015.

  • Cocaine use and death rates have risen; cocaine-involved overdose rates in the U.S. have risen annually since 2012.

 

  • Meth use is on the rise and overdose death rates climbed more than five-fold for those ages 25 to 54 between 2011 and 2018.

  • The nation remains in a prescription and illicit opioids crisis, as 81,230 drug overdose deaths occurred in the U.S.—the highest single year ever reported—in the 12 months ending in May 2020; most of the overdose deaths involved a prescription or illicit opioid.

ABOUT  SAMHSA

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. 

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Suicide can touch anyone, anywhere, and at any time. But it is not inevitable. There is hope.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-hour, toll-free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889

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OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.

SAMHSA's National Helpline

This Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

1-800-662-HELP (4357)
TTY: 1-800-487-4889

Buprenorphine Practitioner & Treatment Program Locator

Find information on locating practitioners and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers.

Disaster Distress Helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Call or Text: 1-800-985-5990

Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator

Find treatment programs in your state that treat recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and other conditions.

Veterans Crisis Line

Reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889
Text: 838255

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Opioid Treatment Program Directory

Find treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers.

dpt2.samhsa.gov/treatment

Drug-Free Workplace

Assists employers and union representatives with policy development, drug testing, employee assistance, employee education, supervisor training, and program implementation.

1-800-WORKPLACE (967-5752)

                                         

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