Abuse of illicit drugs has remained a constant problem to Delaware in the recent years. The findings of the latest National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) show that 10% of teenagers and 25% of young adults in Delaware had reported substance use in the past month. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) conducted in 2011 indicate that students in high-schools and colleges are indeed greatly exposed to drugs such as Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, MDMA and Ecstasy. 27.6% had used Marijuana and 21.9% had frequently consumed alcohol in the past month. And 23% of students have admitted to being offered or sold an illicit drug on school property in the past year.
In 2011, 70% of people admitted to publicly funded hospitals for drug-related treatment were below 35 years of age. This alarming ratio raises deep concerns over the careless lifestyle of the youth in Delaware. It is highly important for today’s generation to realize the risk caused by drug addiction to their lives and come out of the malicious spiral. If you have encountered drug dependency problems, seek our help without hesitation. Our network of healthcare establishments in Delaware has successfully led many youngsters onto the path of recovery. Get more information on their services through our website listing and start your treatment today.
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