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Substance Abuse | Treatment Hope Recovery Program

RISK OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE Suicide statistics in U.S. are scary and made even more scary when you add drugs or alcohol to the mix. Check out the numbers to see the dangers that lurk for substance addiction and suicide risk. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States Actual suicides are just a small percentage of 38,364 attempts. Americans committed suicide in 2010 1 Suicide for every 25 attempts MEN REPRESENT Men are 4X more 78.8% OF ALL U.S SUICIDES likely than women to die from suicide. Substance abuse and suicide risk Substance abuse is the 2nd most frequent risk factor for suicide (after depression). 90% of people who commit suicide have a mental disorder, substance abuse problem or both. Drug or Alcohol abuse increases risk for suicide more than 6X 17% Female 22% of suicides victims were legally drunk when they died. 24% Male What Substances? 33% Tested positive for alcohol 23% Tested positive for antidepressants 20.8% Tested positive for opiates (includes heroin and prescription painkillers) Copyright: START YOUR RECOVERY TODAY CALL NOW... (916) 226-5130 Treatment Hope Recovery Program www.recoveryrehabcenter.com Source: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/suicide-datasheet-a.PDF http://www.samhsa.gov/samhsaNewsletter/Volume_17_number_1?SubstanceAbuseAndSuicide.aspx http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/suicide http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6106a1.htm http://www.reuters.com/articles/2012/08/29/us-suicide-od-risks-idUSBRE87s19x20120829 http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/suicide/content/article/10168/1780669

Substance Abuse | Treatment Hope Recovery Program

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The rehab center educates individuals about their addiction and helps them in taking the necessary steps in order to avoid the worst risk of substance addiction which is suicide. In various studies th...

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