It is estimated that in 2005, 22 million Americans battled alcohol or drug problems. About 95% of alcohol or drug addicts are considered to be unaware of the problems they cause. * Of the people who know of this problem, 273,000 have tried unsuccessfully to get treatment. These estimates highlight the importance of preventing and avoiding alcohol and drug abuse and its causes.
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