According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2017. Almost 74% of Adults suffering from a substance use disorder in 2017 struggled with an alcohol use disorder.
"Troubled Teens" are a threat to self and others. Finally, Troubled teens are endangering their own future, society and the stability of their country. Experts estimate more than 20% of America's teenagers (some 5 million youth) are troubled and need intervenion before serious harm is done.