California Drug Abuse Stats & Infographic
Ever wondered how many people die in the state of California from a drug overdose?
Every day, approximately, eleven people (11) die every day from drug abuse in California, which is over 4,000 people a year. In fact, drug abuse is California's #1 premature killer, surpassing car accidents, suicides, homicides, and death by firearms. And over three million people in California abuse illegal and illicit drugs.
These are just a few of the substance abuse statistics found on this CA drug infographic, based on credible data sources.
- 40,000 emergency room check-ins were drug-related in California.
- 3 out of 10 fatal car accidents in California involve drug use.
- 1.3 billion dollars is how much money the medical marijuana market in California generates each year.
- 81% of arrests in Sacramento tested positive for illegal drug use.
Become a Recovery Statistic
But if you're currently using or abusing a drug, you don't have to become a statistic. Or maybe, you can actually become a good statistic--it is estimated that over 20 million Americans live in recovery. And you can too.
A Rehab Light in Northern CA
Duffy's in Napa Valley, located in northern California--right in the heart of wine country--has been helping guests overcome their drug and alcohol addiction for over forty years.
Don't let a dependence on drugs turn you into a bad statistic.
Seek help today and join millions of Americans, currently enjoying a successful life in recovery.