Drug Czar Releases The National Survey On Drug Use And Health

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Pamela Hyde, Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health... News PhotoAdministrator,Government,Horizontal,Politics,Press Conference,Speech,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 04: Pamela Hyde, Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, addresses the results of the 'National Survey on Drug Use and Health' at a press conference September 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. The survey's results indicate a significant increase in the usage of heroin from 373,000 users in 2007 to 669,000 in 2012. Marijuana continues to be the most commonly used illicit drug, though usage by teens has shown a decline in the past year. Nonmedical use of prescription drugs also saw reduced levels among young adults. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)