Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse, Abuse Services
According to the SAMHSA/Office of Applied
Studies Treatment Episode Data Set.
In 1993, there were 21,000 treatment
program admissions of persons with a
primary use problem.
Ten years later, in 2003, that number had
increased to 117,000.
-On the national level Methamphetamine Addiction is on the rise.
-There has been an 82% increase in treatment episode since 1993.