Explore The Dangers of Drug Abuse & Addiction
Learn about this surprising epidemic that is sweeping the country. Help raise awareness by embedding an interactive pill bottle on your site.
This shocking research and Infographic look at how the pursuit of a ‘Barbie’ body is impossible and how such a pursuit is taking its toll on women.
This enlightening interactive infographic shows how the capitalistic, consumption-driven U.S. economy is the largest buyer of illicit drugs in the entire world.
What can narcotics seizures tell us about the American drug landscape as it exists right now?
Use our free and confidential online insurance checker to see if your insurance covers treatment at an American Addiction Center facility.
Legal approaches to marijuana use have become a contentious topic in recent years, with politicians siding for or against legalizing the use of marijuana recreationally. We looked at the faces of governors, senators, and representatives to determine the average face of each stance.
Political interest in controversial subjects often rises and falls from year to year, including the attention given to the problem of substance abuse. But as we’ve found, Congress is frequently out of step with the reality of Americans’ struggles with addiction.
In a nation rife with drug and alcohol abuse, there’s a substantial demand for services treating substance dependence and addiction. Using data from the 2013 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, we’ve charted who’s seeking treatment, which centers provide treatment for various substance problems, and where their substance abuse clients are concentrated across the country.
Afghanistan has been the world’s primary source of opium for decades. This project takes an in-depth look at how the US-led NATO invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 has dramatically increased opium production and distribution leading to devastating effects worldwide.
It may be difficult to imagine, but what if there was no such thing as a drug abuse problem in America? Where would the money be getting spent? We’ve assessed the amount of money that is spent on various substance abuse programs, including health care, treatment facilities, and criminal justice and the results may surprise you.