According to a current study by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, codeine, Demerol, and morphine were the prescription drugs that have accounted for the majority of overdose deaths in the U.S. over the past five years.
About 183,000 rapes and sexual assaults annually involve alcohol use by the offender.
A continuum of care is often needed for individuals who complete drug rehabs, including a customized treatment regimen which covers all aspects of an individuals life, including medical and mental health services.
A great number of drug overdose deaths across the United States are due to people mixing various types of drugs with alcohol.
During 2004, 325,000 Americans reported having used the prescription pain reliever OxyContin non-medically in the past 30 days.