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...
This report describes emergency department (ED) visits involving drug-related suicide attempts using data from the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). The ED visits for suicide attempts by middle-aged adults were more likely to involve alcohol combined with other drugs compared with other drug-related visits.
Abstract The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) and the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program provide information on alcohol and drug use by individuals who have recently been arrested. The studies differ in their target populations (civilian, noninstitutionalized individuals vs. arrestees in 39 sites recently booked into...
This issue of The CBHSQ Report presents facts about substance use among young adults, including initiation, receipt of treatment, and emergency department visits for substance use \
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) spotlight looks at the outcomes of emergency department visits that involve underage drinking in 2011. The report compares the outcome of emergency department vists by patients ages 12-20 that involved alcohol only, to visits where other drug(s) were taken along with alcohol.
This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) spotlight is about emergency department visits by status of follow-up care for drug-related suicide attempts involving antidepressants among adolescents aged 12 to 17 from 2008 to 2010.
This short report uses data from the 2010 and 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs), the 2010 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), the 2010 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), and the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to present facts about adolescent substance use...
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 nonmedical use of phamaceuticals by gender among older adolescents age 12 to 17 from year 2010.
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.