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

This short report uses data on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to examine the trends and characteristics of ED visits involving drug-related suicide attempts among ED patients aged 45-64 in 2011. The report discusses the patterns for male and female patients, the drugs...

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...

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

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report summarizes key findings about drug-related emergency department visits between 2004 and 2011. The report includes data for illicit drugs, alcohol, and prescription and over-the counter medications. For medications, the report looks at misuse and abuse, adverse reactions, and accidental ingestion of drugs...

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...