Surgeon General Released First Report Dedicated to Substance Misuse and Related Disorders

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health was released today. According to the report, alcohol and drug misuse, substance use disorders and addiction are the most pressing public health concern facing America. The release of today’s landmark report marks the first time a U.S. Surgeon General has dedicated a report to substance misuse and related disorders. 

To read report: 
https://addiction.surgeongeneral.gov/surgeon-generals-report.pdf