White House Drug Policy Emphasizes Addiction Science

There are more than 22 million Americans with a substance use disorder (SUD), yet only 1 in 10 of them receives treatment for their illness, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Obama administration says that rates for the prevalence of drug use and for the lack of adequate treatment for SUDs are “unacceptable.”

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