Infographic: Alcohol is the Number 1 Abused Substance in the U.S.

This infographic on alcohol abuse in the US uses statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to makes the point that alcohol abuse is huge public health problem where treatment lags far behind the need for it. According to this infographic, alcohol is the most abused substance in the US and the leading cause of all inpatient admissions. However, the infographic also reveals that over 90% of US adults with an alcohol use disorder did not receive any treatment in the past year.