Results for - Substance Abuse

2,632 voters participated in this survey

This survey is to better understand addiction and those effected by it. Everyone today is affected by addiction in one way or another and everyone ihas a unique perspective on exactly how they experienced it and how they view the typical addict in the society today.

1. Do you or someone in your home have a problem with substance abuse?

Yes, me.
7%
176 votes
Yes, someone else.
9%
239 votes
No one has a problem with substance abuse in my home.
60%
1,550 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes
I've lost someone I love to an overdose.
3%
89 votes
Not Applicable
24%
613 votes

2. Have you or someone in your household been in trouble with the law because of substance abuse?

Yes I have a felony.
3%
86 votes
No, no one in my household has been in trouble with the law due to substance abuse.
56%
1,450 votes
Yes someone in my household has a felony.
3%
87 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
11 votes
Not Applicable
32%
840 votes
Yes I have a misdameanor.
3%
84 votes
Someone I know has a misdemeanor.
4%
103 votes

3. Does anyone you know no other substance abuse problem and did they treat the person with addiction different than they did before finding out?

It's a shameful secret.
5%
124 votes
Others know but treat them the same as before finding out.
11%
290 votes
Others treated them differently after finding out they were an addict.
10%
259 votes
Not Applicable
75%
1,956 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
19 votes

4. If person has had a felony possession did you notice any differences in the way the law enforcement treated them before and after them getting into trouble?

Yes they were treated like they were automatically guilty whether they were or not by police.
8%
200 votes
They were treated more aggressively than they had been in the past by law enforcement. (they were automatically searched or separated from whoever else was in the vehicle and detained without cause).
8%
203 votes
No there was no difference in the way law enforcement treated them before or after the felony charge.
8%
211 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
15 votes
Not Applicable
78%
2,029 votes

5. What is your drug of choice?

Barbiturates such as painkillers, heroin or fentanyl
3%
76 votes
Methamphetamines or adderal
3%
71 votes
Alcohol.
14%
357 votes
A combination of any of the above.
2%
60 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
81 votes
Not Applicable
75%
1,955 votes

6. Do you believe that the United makes you a bad person?

Yes
6%
165 votes
No
49%
1,282 votes
Undecided
44%
1,153 votes

7. Have you lost anyone you love doing overdose?

Yes
10%
256 votes
No
58%
1,506 votes
More than one person
2%
49 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
9 votes
Not Applicable
30%
791 votes

8. How easy do you believe it is to get help with addiction and the u.s. today?

Extremely easy.
19%
501 votes
Almost impossible unless you're an obvious threat to your own life.
17%
450 votes
Only if court-ordered is it easy to find help.
11%
275 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
57 votes
Not Applicable
52%
1,364 votes

9. Do you believe all drug addiction is an illness or do you believe is a choice.

Yes
35%
903 votes
No
16%
421 votes
Undecided
49%
1,276 votes

10. Do you believe one addiction is better or not as bad as another one.? like you believe a meth addict is worse than someone addicted to pain killers prescribed by a doctor?

Yes
16%
405 votes
No
45%
1,157 votes
Undecided
40%
1,038 votes

11. Are you worried that you will overdose and die or that someone you love could overdose and die because of their addiction right now.

Yes I concerned about the possibility of an overdose for myself with my current drug use
5%
121 votes
No I'm not concerned at all.
75%
1,945 votes
I am concerned that someone I love overdose if they don't get help.
10%
251 votes
Yes for both myself and someone else I am concerned
5%
128 votes
Other (please specify)
8%
208 votes

12. Do you Noah narcan is for and where to get it?

Yes I'm aware of it.
32%
839 votes
No.
58%
1,512 votes
Yes I carry it in my home at all times.
4%
92 votes
Yes and important fortunately I've had to use it on someone else or have had it administered to me personally due to an overdose.
4%
107 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
99 votes

13. Do you think addiction can be prevented?

Yes
42%
1,087 votes
No
16%
416 votes
I don't know
41%
1,063 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
34 votes

14. Do you believe the laws and regulations regarding addiction are effective and appropriate?

Yes I do
25%
654 votes
Absolutely not.
68%
1,755 votes
Other (please specify)
8%
214 votes

15. Do you believe there's a cure for addiction or do you believe that when someone is an addict they are always an addict whether they get clean or not?

Always an addict and they can't be helped.
8%
210 votes
Of course there is a cure, I've seen the commercials!
14%
354 votes
I believe they're always an addict but they can choose to stay clean and get help and live their life without drugs or alcohol.
72%
1,884 votes
Other (please specify)
6%
152 votes

16. Do you think nonviloent felons should be denied jobs and not given an equal opportunity to survive like the rest of society?

Yes I do believe that they should be set aside from society and not given equal opportunities for jobs and housing.I think they should have all the same opportunities that we do as long as they are not violent offenders.
18%
468 votes
No opinion I don't know.
74%
1,922 votes
Other (please specify)
9%
232 votes
07/04/2020 Health & Fitness 2632 133 By: NoelLNixon

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