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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.

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

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...

TEDS | Treatment Episode Data Set
Collected Date: 2002-2012
Report Type: Annual Report

This is a Treatment Episode Data set (TEDS) Annual Report showing admissions in 2012, and trend data for 2002 to 2012. The report provides information on the demographic and substance abuse characteristics of admissions to treatment aged 12 and older for abuse of alcohol and/or drugs in facilities that report...

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: 2010
Report Type: Annual Report

The findings in this publication reflect data on drug-related deaths that occurred during calendar year 2010 and were reported by participating medical examiners/coroners (ME/Cs) to DAWN. Data are not nationally representative but cover metropolitan areas in 37 states, with complete data for 13 states. Counts of drug-related deaths for (1)...

NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Collected Date: 2009-2010
Report Type: Annual Report

This report presents trends of estimates for measures of substance use and mental health based on the combined 2002 and 2003 and the combined 2009 and 2010 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs). Topics covered include past month substance use (e.g., illicit drugs, marijuana, cocaine, pain relievers, alcohol...

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: 2010
Report Type: Annual Report

This report presents results from the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The report includes national estimates of rates of initiation and use of illicit drugs (e.g., marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and the nonmedical use of prescription-type pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives), alcohol, and tobacco...

N-SSATS | National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Collected Date: 2010
Report Type: Annual Report

This state profile includes data from facilities in the United that reported to N-SSATS for the survey reference date March 31, 2010. Data were collected on the location, characteristics, services offered, and number of clients in treatment at alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities (both public and private) in the...

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: 2005-2010
Report Type: Short Report

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report looks at the estimated number of emergency room visits for adverse reactions involving involving the prescription sleep qie zolpidem for 2005 through 2010. The report focuses on gender, age groups and other pharmaceuticals such as pain relievers, other anti-anxiety and insomnia medications...

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...