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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...

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: 2004-2011
Report Type: Short Report

This short report from the Drug Abuse Warning Network examines emergency department (ED) visits that involved a drug-related suicide attempt. It looks at the characteristics of the ED visits where the patient left against medical advice (before the ED visit was completed). It discusses how patients who left the ED...

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...

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: 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: 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: 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: Data Table

Excel file with national estimates, rates, relative standard errors, trends and confidence intervals for all drug-related emergency department (ED) visits involving illicit drugs, covering 2004-2011. These visits involve the use of drugs that have limited or no therapeutic value and are generally illegal if taken without a prescription. It also...

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...

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

This publication describes the methodologies used by the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), to collect, prepare, and analyze information on drug-related emergency department (ED) visits in the United States. The methods described here were initiated in 2004 and are current as of 2010.

Part of the Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2010 Collection