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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.

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: 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: 2011
Report Type: Spotlight

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.

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

This Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) short report shows the estimated number of emergency department visits involving misuse or abuse of the pain medication tramadol between 2005 and 2011. The report specifically talks about age groups, gender, trends over time and other drugs such as narcotic pain relievers, anti-anxiety and...

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)...

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...

TEDS | Treatment Episode Data Set, DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network, NSDUH | National Survey on Drug Use and Health, N-SSATS | National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Collected Date: 2011-2012
Report Type: Data Review or Analytical Report

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 \

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

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.

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: 2004-2011
Report Type: Data Table

Excel file with national estimates, rates, relative standard errors, trends and confidence intervals for all drug-related emergency department (ED) visits involving drug misuse or abuse, covering 2004-2011. Drug misuse/abuse visits include the use of illicit drugs, nonmedical use of pharmaceuticals, underage drinking and visits where alcohol was combined with another...

Part of the National Tables Collection
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...

DAWN | Drug Abuse Warning Network
Collected Date: 2004-2010
Report Type: Annual Report

Includes the annual report with national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for 2010, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN); the methodology report, updated for 2010; a glossary of terms updated for 2010, and a guide to the DAWN ED trend tables (data...