Alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance in the country. In fact, more than 18 million Americans experience alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence some time in their life.

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Cocaine

Use of both forms of cocaine is on the rise, especially for younger people ages 18-25. In fact, cocaine is the second most used drug in the U.S.

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Heroin

A total of 1.4% of all Americans have reported using heroin in their lifetime. Although this number may be small in comparison to other drugs, Heroin use is on the rise in the United States.

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Marijuana

Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the United States. More than 33% of people have reported using it. Although it is not considered one of the hard drugs of abuse, it is addictive and debilitating.

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Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system.

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Prescription Drugs

About 20% of Americans report having used prescription drugs for non-medical purposes during some time in their life. …

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