Millions struggle, lack access to substance abuse treatment

In September, the country observed National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery month. The observance highlights the societal benefits of substance abuse treatment, the contributions of treatment providers and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is not impossible.

According to a U.S. Health Department survey, 23.1 million Americans need specialized treatment for a substance abuse problem, but only approximately 10 percent, or just 2.3 million people, get help.

Millions struggle, lack access to substance abuse treatment

Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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