State Spending on Addiction and Risky Use | CASAColumbia

State Spending on Addiction and Risky Use

STATE SPENDING ON ADDICTION AND RISKY USE

This interactive map illustrates how much states spend on addiction and risky substance use. Of that spending, it shows how much money goes into prevention and treatment and how much goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat addiction and risky use.

In the State of Alabama, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 12.9% of the state budget.  Of that amount, only 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 84 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Alaska, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.7% of the state budget.  Of that amount, only 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Arizona, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 11.4% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Arkansas, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 8.9% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 5 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 95 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of California, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 19.5% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Colorado, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.6% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Connecticut, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 16.7% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 11 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 89 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Delaware, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 12.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the District of Columbia, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 18.9% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Florida, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 16.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Georgia, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 14.4% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to treatment while 96 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Hawaii, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 11.2% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Idaho, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 17.5% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 68 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Illinois, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, only 4 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 96 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Iowa, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 11.7% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 88 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Kansas, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 17.7% of the state budget. Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Kentucky, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 10.7% of the state budget. Of that amount, 7 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 92 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Louisiana, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 17.6% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Maine, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 27.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Maryland, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 14.9% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 5 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 95 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Massachusetts, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 22.2% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Michigan, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 18.2% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 89 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Minnesota, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Mississippi, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 14.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 4 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 80 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Missouri, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 16.1% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Montana, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 14.9% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 84 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Nebraska, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 12.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Nevada, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of New Hampshire, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 30.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 61 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of New Jersey, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 12.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of New Mexico, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 21.2% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of New York, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 21.6% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of North Carolina, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 19.3% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 91 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Ohio, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 13.0% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 90 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Oklahoma, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 12.2% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Pennsylvania, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 19.8% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 81 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of South Carolina, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 8.5% of the state budget.  Of that amount, less than 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 99 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of South Dakota, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 8.7% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 7 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 93 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Texas, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 16.4% of the state budget.  Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 96 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Vermont, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 20.4% of the state budget. Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 90 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of Virginia, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 11.1% of the state budget. Of that amount, less than 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 85 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.     

In the State of Washington, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 15.6% of the state budget. Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 85 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.

In the State of West Virginia, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 5.5% of the state budget. Of that amount, 1 cent of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 92 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Wisconsin, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 9.8% of the state budget. Of that amount, 2 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 98 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

In the State of Wyoming, risky substance use and addiction account for at least 6.0% of the state budget. Of that amount, 7 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 72 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction. 

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% of state budget

Percentage of state budget spent on addiction and risky substance use 

SHARE FOR PREVENTION & TREATMENT

Share of every state dollar spent on addiction and risky substance use that pays for prevention and treatment

SHARE FOR CONSEQUENCES

Share of every state dollar spent on addiction and risky use that pays for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat them

Data for District of Columbia: Risky substance use and addiction account for at least 18.9% of the state budget. Of that amount, 3 cents of every dollar goes to prevention and treatment while 97 cents of every dollar goes to pay for the consequences of our failure to prevent and treat risky substance use and addiction.  

Source: CASAColumbia. (2009). Shoveling up II: The Impact of Substance Abuse on Federal, State and Local Budgets. New York: Author.

 

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