Preliminary Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021. An analysis of 2021 preliminary data presents (1) nationally representative weighted estimates for the top five drugs in drug-related ED visits, (2) the assessment of monthly trends and drugs involved in polysubstance ED visits in a subset of sentinel hospitals, and (3)...
This short report uses data from the AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (HCUP-NEDS) to assess the prevalence of underage alcohol misuse–related emergency department (ED) visits. Changes in the trends of alcohol-only and drug and alcohol-combination ED visits by age, gender and time are examined.
This spotlight uses 2013 The Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) to examine substance abuse treatment admissions among veterans and nonveterans. Substance abuse treatment admissions were analyzed for alcohol, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, and other opioids and synthetics.