Reasons to Donate to Broadway Recovery Services

1 in 7 people in America suffer

from alcohol or drug abuse.

Statistics on Alcohol Addiction and Abuse:


Addiction is a disease just as diabetes and cancer are diseases. It is not a weakness. People of all ages, classes, and ethnic backgrounds can get an addiction. Addiction does not discriminate.

  • Alcohol and drug addiction cost the U.S. economy over $600 billion every year

  • About 88,000 people die as a result of alcohol every year in the United States

  • In 2017, approximately 2.3 million Americans between the ages of 12 and 17 and 2.4 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 25 started to drink alcohol

Statistics on Opioid Addiction and Abuse:

About 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.

  • In 2017 alone, 47,600 fatal overdoses occurred in America which involved at least one opioid

  • About 5% of people with an opioid use disorder will try heroin Statistics on Heroin Addiction and Abuse

  • In 2017, 886,000 Americans used heroin at least once

  • Over 15,000 Americans died from a heroin overdose in 2017


*Source – United States Addiction Center for Disease Control


According to the National Institute on Alcohol and Addiction, ground zero in the Opioid, Methamphetamine and Alcohol crisis lies within a 100-mile radius of Youngstown, Ohio when including West Virginia and Pennsylvania, affecting everyone in our community and taking thousands of lives.

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