Elevate Addiction Services – SLT
586 Glorene Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA California
• Economic estimates indicate that major consequences from drug abuse, (including alcohol, tobacco, prescription, and illicit drugs alike), now approaches 20% of our overall federal budget.
• Drug use is also highly correlated with crime too, making the drug issue one of public health and safety both.
• The abuse of tobacco, alcohol, prescription, and illicit drugs is economically taxing to the United States in a big way, annually costing approximately no less than $137 billion in direct health care expenses on us.
• Cost estimates that include crime and lost work productivity balloon to over $600 billion dollars all in all, equivalent to a staggering 17.1% of the U.S. federal budget.