There are about 3,241 people who use marijuana, 1,419 users of prescription drugs, 531 addicted to cocaine, 241 resorting to usage of hallucinogens, 135 using inhalants and 30 addicted to heroin according to statistics in Bellingham, Washington. The abuse of drugs and alcohol is rampant and poses a serious problem to authorities and citizens of Bellingham. Methamphetamine is the primary drug of abuse. Alarming rise in the abuse of prescription drugs or pain relievers’ is another serious problem not only in Washington but also in the whole of US. The rate of deaths due to drug abuse has undergone a significant rise almost double those in recent years. The year 2008 witnessed about 14,800 deaths due to overdose of narcotic pain relievers. In 2009, prescription drug abuse accounted for over a million visits to the emergency department in Washington. The same year witnessed an excess of 4 million methadone prescriptions to relieve pain.
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