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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Young Adults' Need for and Receipt of Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use Treatment: 2007

In the past year, about one fifth of young adults aged 18 to 25 (21.1 percent) needed treatment for alcohol or illicit drug use, but less than one tenth (7.0 percent) of them received treatment at a specialty facility. Of the young adults who needed but did not receive alcohol or illicit drug use treatment in a specialty facility in the past year, 96.0 percent did not perceive the need for treatment.

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