Karen in Costs of drug abuse
September 19, 2021

Drug Use and Addiction: The Financial Burden to Communities and Individuals

Anyone who has loved an addicted person knows: Addiction comes with enormous costs. Some of these costs are emotional and mental. The addicted person suffers from the overwhelming compulsion to use drugs and the physical sickness and deterioration that accompanies the use of alcohol and drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.


Karen in Information on U.S. States
April 30, 2020

What is it Costing America to Treat Addiction?

Every State in the Union addresses the drug abuse and addiction problems in its own way. And every State racks up huge costs in doing so. How much are we actually spending on this problem? And what is the financial burden for each working American?


Karen in Drug Rehab
April 21, 2020

Is Drug Rehab Worth the Cost?

The cost of a good rehab can be daunting to a family… Foresight can save a family many tens of thousands of dollars and perhaps even lives.


Ren in Information on U.S. States
September 12, 2019

The Financial Cost of Addiction

The headlines in U.S. News last week read, “Americans Spent $146 Billion on Illegal Drugs in 2016.” That’s a shocking figure. It’s a figure that drives home just how enormous our country’s drug problem is. But at the same time, a figure like that creates a lot of questions.