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Suicide was the eighth leading cause of death in the United States in 1987, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesÂ’ statistics. Other government health statistics estimates, which were published in the November, 1990 issue of Business & Health, include:

  • There are 18.5 million alcohol abusers in the United States and 105,000 alcohol-related deaths each year.
  • One to three million Americans are regular users of illegal drugs. Approximately . . .
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