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Knoxville, Tennessee, is home to approximately 173,890 people. It is found in Knox County, and it is around 142 miles from Athens and 101 miles from Chattanooga. The population of Knoxville has seen an approximately 5% growth during the 1990s. Since then, however, it has slowly started to decrease. Knoxville is a huge transportation hub, and this has made it easier for drug cartels and traffickers to bring substances into the city. As a result, there is now a serious drug and alcohol problem in Knoxville, as reflected in its higher than state average property and violent crime levels.
Statistics on Substance Abuse in Knoxville, TN
Research has shown that Adderall, the brand name of a type of ADHD medication, which is a type of amphetamine, is a particularly popular drug of abuse among young people in the city. The drug is classed as a Schedule II substance, and yet, it seems that those who want to abuse it still find a way to get it, with statistics showing that:
City officials in Knoxville were concerned about the fact that those who were in college are more likely to abuse a substance than those who are not in college, so they researched this into greater detail. They found that those who abused Adderall in college were also far more likely to use other substances. Specifically:
Knoxville is also a very diverse community, which prompted public health officials to study the differences between various ethnic backgrounds. They found that:
As a form of early intervention, the city has also looked at the role of parenting. They found that:
What Knoxville aims to do is ensure that people are aware of the detox and rehab facilities that are available, so that they can receive treatment for their addiction. At the same time, they are putting intervention methods in place to stop people from developing a substance abuse disorder in the first place.
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