Alabama vital statistics: Who needs addiction treatment? (INFOGRAPHIC)

What kinds of drugs do Alabamans use? And how many people are drug or alcohol dependent in the great state of Alabama? We review these vital statistics…and more in this detailed infographic.

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Here, we review the cold hard facts related to substance abuse in Alabama. You’ll learn about the gap in addition treatment services, and how the state compares to national averages.  And more on who’s using what…but the biggest shocker is that the demand for treatment outweighs the supply!

Alabamans need addiction treatment

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Alabama vital statistics: Who needs addiction treatment? (INFOGRAPHIC)

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  1. Alabama has the 26th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the U.S.
  2. In Alabama, prescription drug related deaths outnumber heroin and cocaine fatalities … combined.
  3. The need for substance abuse treatment in Alabama is not nearly met!

If you are looking for reliable and accurate information on drug abuse, dependence, and/or addiction in the State of Alabama, look no further. We’ve taken statistics from government sources and created a clean design to present you with data about addiction in an interesting, understandable and graphic way.

Alabama vital statistics

Also included here …

  • The number of drug-induced deaths in Alabama
  • The most commonly used drugs by Alabamans
  • The male to female ratio of substance abuse in Alabama
  • The most common causes for ER visits in Alabama
  • Who’s using what in the State of Alabama?

We appreciate your questions and comments at the end and will try to respond to your questions personally and promptly.

About the author
Lee Weber is a published author, medical writer, and woman in long-term recovery from addiction. Her latest book, The Definitive Guide to Addiction Interventions is set to reach university bookstores in early 2019.
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