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New York is the most populous state in the country and it is located in the north eastern part. It also has a city with the same name, in order to differentiate, it is most commonly known as the New York State and it is also the 4th most populous and the 27th largest state in the country. The famous city of the state is New York City which makes over 40% of the state’s population, which is also known as global city and it is home to many United Nations Headquarters. To the south, the state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania and to the east direction by Connecticut, Massachusetts and vermont.


These are the top cities in New York:

S.No Name of the cities Population Latitude/Longitude
1 New York 8,175,133 40.714 / -74.006/td>
2 Brooklyn 2,300,664 40.65 / -73.95
3 Queens 2,272,771 40.681 / -73.837
4 Manhattan 1,487,536 40.783 / -73.966
5 Bronx 1,385,108 40.85 / -73.866


Most commonly abused drugs

Substance Abuse Statistics



Substance abuse treatment



S.No Number people received treatment Name of the drug Percentage
1 Alcohol 107178 39%
2 Opiates 103480 37%
3 Cocaine 21412 8%
4 Marijuana 39187 14%
5 Other 2522 1%
6 Meth 1903 1%


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The most populous and head quartered state has been suffering the most with abusing drugs and addiction. The government avails many treatment center and joining hands with the government organization private organization too spends their time and effort on creating awareness among the people on the ill effects of addiction. If you wish to find the correct recovery therapy that suits you, give a call and speak to our expertise. Happy Sobriety!

Current captions about Drug abuse in New York

Substance abuse disorders

In 2010, nearly 12% that’s 1.9 million New Yorkers were struggling with substance abuse disorders.

Drug crimes

In 2014, approximately 109,000 people were arrested for drug crimes.


In 2011, more than 30 % of treatment admissions were for heroin addiction.

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