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Anatomy of Addiction

Addiction Facts By Palm Beach Institute ...... In 2011 23.9 Million Americans were classified as a Substance Abuse Dependent 1.84 Million Americans were admitted to Treatment in Female 2011 33% Male of which 609,000 were female.* 67% *According to SAMHSA Statistics In 2011, on an average day the number of Adolescents that tried the following substances for the first time*: 8000 7000 6000 5000 4000 3000 2000 1000 Number of Adolescents Alcohol Illict Drugs Marijuana Cigarettes Painkillers Hallucingens Inhalants Stimulants Cocaine Methamphetamine Heroin * According to SAMHSA FACTS ....... DRUGS ABUSED BY STATE According to a survey conducted by the Office of Natíonal Drug Control Policy OPIATES MARIJUANA STIMULANTS HEROIN Stages of Drug Addiction OCCASIONAL Use Begins using substances every so often. still fun and enjoying at this stage. ADDICTION Physically dependent. Loss of control. Continued use despite negative consequences. Unable to stop OR on ones' own. EXPERIMENTAL RecoveRY First time using a substance/substances HARMFUL USe Increasing dependence on substance. Using larger amounts. Work and money become issues. JAILS, INSTITUTIONS OR DEATH In 2012 4 out of 10 deaths were related to drug abuse Stages of Recovery Precontemplation Does not yet see the need for change. Does not acknowledge a problem. Contemplation Recognizes there is a problem and sees the need for change. Preparation Making plans for what it will take to get better and make a change. Maintenance Action Detox and treatment to overcome addiction. This is where recovery Abstinence and recovery. Freedom from addiction and the journey to a new life! begins. If you or a loved one is suffering from addiction call The Palm Beach Institute at 1-855-470-2050 You Tube The Palm Beach Institute f8+ Piktochart I make information beautiful

Anatomy of Addiction

shared by stodzy123 on Apr 28
This infographic describes the current statistics on Addiction, as well as the stages of Addiction. The disease of Addiction is taking our friends and loved ones. The is good news there is a way out i...


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