The Affordable Care Act (ACA) extended dependent care coverage to all individuals under age 26. The coverage expansion in 2010 likely caused an increase in private insurance coverage and mental health treatment use for young adults. For mental health and substance use treatment, changes in who pays for care can...
This spotlight uses data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to examine emergency department visits related to suicide attempts that involved drugs. There was an overall increase in drug-related suicide attempts from 2005 to 2011 (for patients ages 12 and older). The report also examines the trends for individual...
This Data Spotlight based on the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) highlights trends in treatment admissions for cocaine among non-Hispanic blacks from 2000 through 2010.
This Data Spotlight focuses on trends in substances of abuse among pregnant women and women of childbearing age (aged 15-44) from 2000 through 2010 using data from the Treatment
Episode Data Set (TEDS).
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) spotlight is about emergency department visits involving nonmedical use of central nervous system stimulants among adults age 18 to 34 increase between 2005 and 2011.
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) spotlight is about emergency department visits involving marijuana among adolescents aged 15 to 17 increase from 2005 to 2010 varied by gender.
This spotlight report describes the risks of combining the drug Ecstasy (also known as MDMA or methylenedioxymethamphetamine) with alcohol. For emergency department patients aged 20 and younger, it provides the number of emergency department visits that involved Ecstasy, and the percentage of Ecstasy-related visits that involved alcohol for the years...
This report uses 1997 to 2011 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to look at smoking among adults aged 18 or older with and without serious psychological distress.
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report discusses emergency department visits by children who consumed psychothapeutic drugs. It looks at the reasons for the visits (adverse reactions and accidental ingestion) for ages 0-5 and 6-11.
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