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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.

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...

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...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2013
Report Type: Barometer

This is a behavioral health report for the United States. The report utilizes data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), the Youth and Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), the Monitoring of the Future Survey sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and findings by the Center...

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

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) report shows emergency room visits in 2010 involving synthetic cannabinoid products commonly called \"Spice\" or \"K2\". These drugs are also known as synthetic marijuana,

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

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report is about emergency department visits involving energy drinks (beverages containing caffeine and vitamins/minerals) from 2007 to 2011.