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SAMHSA Releases New NSDUH 2018 Annual Report

August 20, 2019

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is pleased to announce the release of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2018 Annual Report. This report includes narratives and detailed tables that present estimates from the 2018 NSDUH. The 2018 NSDUH Detailed Tables provide national estimates of substance use and mental health for that year. The 2018 Methodological Summary and Definitions report reviews 2018 NSDUH methods used for generating estimates of substance use and mental health issues. In addition, view the webcast slides (PDF | PPT) and recording presented by Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz for findings and insights pertinent to the annual report.

SAMHSA Partners With NCHS To Make Restricted NSDUH Data Available

October 2, 2019

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December 23, 2020

New release: Preliminary report and brief profiles from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). DAWN captures data on ED visits related to recent substance use and misuse, such as alcohol use, illicit drug use, and nonmedical use of pharmaceuticals.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Restricted Use Data

August 31, 2021

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August 25, 2021

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Restricted Use Data

With an aim to increase equitable access, quality, and responsiveness of restricted use data requests, SAMHSA is reconfiguring operations effective October 1, 2021. All the resources you need are now in one central location.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Restricted Use Data

December 29, 2021

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December 29, 2021

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) releases the first part of 2019-2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Heath (NSDUH) state level Small Area Estimates (SAE). All the resources are located at State Data Tables and Reports From the 2019-2020 NSDUH.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years—United States, 2015–2019

January 10, 2022

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years—United States, 2015–2019

During 2015–2019, an estimated annual average of 10.6 million adults in the United States (4.3% of the adult population) reported having had suicidal thoughts in the past year; an estimated 3.1 million adults (1.3% of the adult population) had made a suicide plan in the past year; and an estimated annual average of 1.4 million adults (0.6% of the adult population) reported they made a suicide attempt in the past year.

 

SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) represents an important source for national data on suicide. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) provides NSDUH public-use data files for analysis.

Preliminary Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021

May 31, 2022

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Preliminary Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021

The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) has released a preliminary report on 2021 drug-related emergency department (ED) visits from participating hospitals across the United States. The report provides national estimates on the top five drugs involved in these types of visits and presents them by demographic and geographic subgroups.

Evaluation of SAMHSA Programs and Policies, May 2022

June 30, 2022

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Evaluation of SAMHSA Programs and Policies, May 2022

The Office of Evaluation has just released Evaluation of SAMHSA Programs and Policies, May 2022. This Policy and Procedure publication describes an updated, systematic approach to planning, managing and overseeing programmatic and policy evaluation activities within SAMHSA. It incorporates guidance provided by the Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act, 2018 (Evidence Act).

2020 Mental Health Client-Level Data (MH-CLD) Annual Report Announcement

September 22, 2022

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has just released the Mental Health Client-Level Data (MH-CLD) 2020 Annual Report. This report presents results from the Mental Health Client-Level Data (MH-CLD) and Mental Health Treatment Episode Data Set (MH-TEDS) for individuals receiving mental health services from state mental health systems in 2020, as well as selected trends in data collected from such individuals between 2015 and 2020.

Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS): 2020 Admissions to And Discharges from Publicly Funded Substance Use Treatment Facilities Announcement

September 22, 2022

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has just released the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) 2020 Annual Report. This report presents national- and state-level data from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) for admissions and discharges occurring in 2020, and trend data from 2010 to 2020.


SAMHSA Recognized by Results for America

November 30, 2022

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SAMHSA Recognized by Results for America for Progress in Building Evidence and Data to Improve Results

 

SAMHSA was one of nine federal agencies recognized by Results for America for progress in building and using evidence and data to achieve better results in 2022, in the 2022 Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence. SAMHSA made huge strides compared to the year prior and achieved silver certification for 2022. Dr. Meaghan McHugh, from SAMHSA’s Office of Evaluation in the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, received the award on behalf of SAMHSA at an awards ceremony in Washington D.C. on Nov. 17.

Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN): Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021

December 14, 2022

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Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN): Findings from Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits, 2021.

 

An analysis of final 2021 DAWN data presents: (1) nationally representative weighted estimates, including percent and unadjusted rates per 100,000, for all drug-related ED visits, (2) nationally representative weighted estimates for the top five drugs in drug-related ED visits, (3) the assessment of monthly trends and drugs involved in polysubstance ED visits in a subset of sentinel hospitals, and (4) the identification of drugs new to DAWN’s Drug Reference Vocabulary.

National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Annual National Report, 2021.

January 4, 2023

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Annual National Report, 2021.

 

An analysis of 2021 NSDUH data presents nationally representative estimates on the use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs; substance use disorders; receipt of substance use treatment; mental health issues; and the use of mental health services among the civilian, noninstitutionalized population aged 12 or older in the United States. Estimates are presented by age group and by race/ethnicity for selected measures. Additional data are also available in the 2021 NSDUH Detailed Tables.