ABOUT THE PROJECT
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AROUND THE MAP
THP PROJECT PURPLE INITIATIVE IMPACT IN 2017
Drug overdoses kill more than cars, guns and falling each year.
85 million people are impacted in some way by substance use from family members, friends, care givers & employers.
One person dies every 19 minutes from a drug overdose in the United States.
90% of addictions get their start in the teenage years.
$374 billion dollars per year are spent by federal and state governments on substance abuse and addiction, but only 1.9% of this dollars amount is spent on drug and alcohol prevention & treatment.
9 million adolescents and young adults between the ages of 12-25 need help with drug and alcohol problems.