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DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to examine the emergency department (ED) visits for children aged 1 -5 that involved opioid pain relievers. Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab), oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet), and codeine are examples of opioid pain relievers; buprenorphine (Suboxone), is an opioid that is...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2010-2013
Report Type: Short Report

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.

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health, DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network, TEDS | Treatment Episode Data Set
Collected Date: 2007-2014
Report Type: Short Report

This report presents facts about substance use among adults age 65 and older, including information on substance use on an average day, receipt of substance use treatment, and emergency department (ED) visits. This paper draws upon three SAMHSA data collections: the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), the...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to examine when alcohol-related emergency department (ED) visits occurred, by time of day and day of the week. Data from a nationally-representative sample of non-Federal, general hospitals with 24-hour EDs was used, with combined data for 2004-2011. The pattern...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2011-2014
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses 2011 to 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to assess substance initiation and substance use among part-time and full-time college students aged 18 to 22.

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2012-2014
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses 2013 to 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to assess marijuana risk perception and marijuana use among adolescents aged 12 to 17 by State. Results are shown by State for 2002-2003 and 2013-2014.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2011
Report Type: Short Report

Describes emergency department (ED) visits involving the nonmedical use of narcotic pain relievers (opioids) using data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). The drugs most commonly combined with narcotic pain relievers in ED visits; trends for narcotic pain relievers (2005-2011); demographic characteristics of narcotic pain reliever-related visits in 2011...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2010-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to look at 2011 ED visits involving synthetic cannabinoids. It shows trends compared to 2010 by gender, age group, the age distribution of patients, the drugs most commonly combined with synthetic cannabinoids and...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2002-2013
Report Type: Short Report

This report uses combined 2002 to 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to assess the average number of full-time college students aged 18 to 22 using substances for the first time per day for the year as a whole and for each month of the year. Substances...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2002-2003, 2012-2013
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses 2012 to 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to assess cigarette risk perception and cigarette use among adolescents aged 12 to 17 by State. Results are shown by State for 2002-2003 and 2012-2013.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2011
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits for adverse reactions involving the pain medication tramadol between 2005 and 2011. The report specifically talks about age groups, gender, trends over time and other drugs such as cardiovascular medications, antidepressants and other pain...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2002-2013
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses 2002 to 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to assess heroin-related trends in the United States among those aged 12 or older. Topics covered include past year heroin use, dependence and abuse, receipt of substance use treatment for herion use, heroin initiation, perceived...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report examines emergency department (ED) visits involving benzodiazepines, which are medications prescribed to relieve symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks and seizures. It looks at the effect of combining benzodiazepines with opioid pain relievers or alcohol, both substances that also depress the central nervous system. The report quantifies the...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2005-2010
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits to examine the involvement of zolpidem in ED visits that are related to overmedication. Zolpidem is a medication used to treat insomnia. Overmedication may occur when a patient takes too much of their own medications (i.e., exceeds the prescribed...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2007-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network to examine the trends in ED visits involving methamphetamine from 2007 to 2011. In addition to the trends for total methamphetamine-related visits, it also shows trends by gender and by age group; the...