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...
This report examines the number, percentage, and characteristics of specialty mental health treatment facilities in the United States that use three quality assurance practices related to the behavioral health workforce as part of their standard operating procedures.
This report focuses on quality assurance practices related to the behavioral health workforce that are used in substance abuse treatment facilities in the United States and facility characteristics.
This short report describes the number, percent, and characteristics of specialty mental health treatment facilities in the United States that offered supported employment, an evidence-based practice for individuals with serious mental illness to gain employment.
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.
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