Nationwide, in 2016, about 3.8 million people aged 12 or older received substance use treatment in the past year. Most of them were over the age of 25 (three million); about 624,000 were aged 18-25, and 180,000 were aged 12-17.1
DaytonHeals.org was created by Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services staff to help those experiencing trauma or mental health effects from this summer’s tragedies better access care.
1 Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, September 2017. View source here.