Benzodiazepine Abuse Statistics

Benzodiazepine Abuse Statistics : Recent studies show that benzo abuse is alarmingly common. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), there were an estimated 4.8 million over the age of 12 abusing benzodiazepines in 2020. Women are especially vulnerable to benzo addiction, accounting for 56% of benzo prescriptions filled in 2020.