Facing Addiction in America: Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health

Source: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2016

Executive Summary
The first-ever Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences.

Vision for the Future
The last chapter of the Report presents a vision for the future, five general messages, their implications for policy and practice, and recommendations for specific stakeholder groups. Read the vision for the future.

Key Findings
Key information and findings related to substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders are detailed by chapter. Learn more about key findings.

Supplementary Materials
Supplementary materials are available that outline the Report’s key messages, highlight its findings and recommendations for specific audiences, and help you spread the word to others. Check out the supplementary materials.