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

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...

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2008-2010
Report Type: Spotlight

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.

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2009-2010
Report Type: Spotlight

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) spotlight is about emergency department visits made by homeless and the follow-up care from 2009 to 2010.

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

This spotlight uses data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) to examine emergency department visits related to suicide attempts that involved drugs. There was an overall increase in drug-related suicide attempts from 2005 to 2011 (for patients ages 12 and older). The report also examines the trends for individual...

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 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...

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: 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, DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network, TEDS | Treatment Episode Data Set
Collected Date: 2007-2014
Report Type: Data Review or Analytical 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: Annual Report

Includes the annual report with national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2011, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN); the methodology report, updated for 2011; a glossary of terms updated for 2011, and a guide to the DAWN trend tables (data tables).

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

This publication presents national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2011, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). Also presented are comparisons of 2011 estimates with those for 2004, 2009 and 2010. Chapter topics include overall drug misuse and abuse, illicit drugs, alcohol...