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According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 18% of people ages 18 or older have used illicit drugs in the past year. Among females 12 and older, more than 15% have used illicit drugs in the past year.
Did you know females develop substance-related diseases more quickly than males? Girls and women also become addicted to alcohol, nicotine, and illegal and prescription drugs at lower levels of use and in shorter periods of time compared to boys and men.