Infographics at SAMHSA

SAMHSA encourages the strategic use of infographics when the message is more visual in nature and requires more than text, data or charts to communicate successfully to the target audience.

Infographics (Information Graphics) are visual representations of data, information or knowledge that tell a story through visual communication. Download the full images using the thumbnails below or link to the individual Infographics on your websites, social network profiles, and blogs.

This JPEG file can be used on websites. Click on the thumbnail image to open the full size image viewer. Right click on the image to save it or use the associated embed code in your HTML.

Facts in Focus - Veterans and Substance Abuse Treatment

Facts in Focus - Veterans and Substance Abuse Treatment

In 2014, there were more than 23 million veterans in the United States. One in 14 veterans experienced a substance use disorder. In 2013, 62,000 veterans were admitted for treatment. The misuse and abuse of alcohol was the most prevalent substance use issue for veterans compared to non-veteran populations. For veterans seeking substance use treatment, 1 in 4 experienced homeless.

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<img src="http://cms.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/infographics/veterans-day-infographic.jpg" alt="Facts in Focus - Veterans and Substance Abuse Treatment">

Mental Health in the United States

Mental Health in the United States

Behavioral health issues affect millions of adolescents and adults in the United States with about 1 in 5 adults, aged 18 or older, having a mental illness. In 2014, of the nearly 44 million adult Americans with a mental illness, only about 45%, or 19.4 million, received mental health services in the past year.

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<img src="http://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/infographics/recovery-month-mh-v9.jpg" alt="Mental Health in the United States">

Substance Use in the United States

Substance Use in the United States

Millions of adolescents and adults (ages 12 and older) are impacted by substance use disorders in the United States. Tobacco use, illicit drugs, and underage drinking are the most common forms of substance use among adolescents and adults. While tobacco use and underage drinking has been steadily decreasing since 2002, the use of illicit substances has been increasing. Of the estimated 22.5 million people in the past year who needed treatment for substance use, only 12% received treatment at a specialty facility.

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<img src="http://cms.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/infographics/recovery-month-vz-v20.jpg" alt="Substance Use in the United States">

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