Information Highlights and Facts

The Effects

Addiction takes an emotions, psychological and social toll on every neighborhood and community across the country.  The economic costs of substance abuse and addiction alone are estimated to exceed a half trillion dollars annually in the U.S.

Head Count

Over 23 million Americans struggle with addiction, yet fewer than 10 percent are getting treatment.


One in 10 Americans over the age of 12 is struggling with substance abuse or dependence.


Over 80,000 people visit Washtenaw Alano Club each year on their journey to recovery.