Elevate Addiction Services – SLT
586 Glorene Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA California
• Among young adults of the ages of 18 to 25 in California, the rate of current illicit drug use in 2013 was similar to the rates in 2009 to 2012 (ranging from 21.3 to 21.6 percent), but was higher than the rates in 2002 to 2008 (ranging from 19.4 to 20.3 percent conversely). Furthermore, 2014 and 2015 saw increases in the abuses of these drugs in pretty serious parameters.
• The rate of current marijuana use in the year of 2013 among young adults aged 18 to 25 (19.1 percent), was actually similar to the rates in 2009 to 2012, (ranging from 18.2 to 19.0 percent), but was higher than the rates in 2002 to 2008, (ranging from 16.1 to 17.3 percent). Obviously marijuana is an increasing trend for this age group and especially in California.
• In the year of 2013, among persons aged 12 or older, the rate of current illicit drug use was 3.1 percent among Asians, 8.8 percent among Hispanics, 9.5 percent among whites, 10.5 percent among blacks, 12.3 percent among American Indians or Alaska Natives, 14.0 percent among Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders, and 17.4 percent among persons reporting two or more races. Sadly, substance abuse is definitely something that affects a vast and high number of people from all different ethnic backgrounds.
• Addiction is more common than many realize and especially on the West coast too. It is actually an epidemic, and it currently is responsible for the ruining of millions of lives. There were approximately 20.6 million people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction in 2011. There were about twenty-five million Americans in the United States who were addicted to drugs and alcohol in 2015.
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