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DrugFacts Nationwide Trends National Institute on Drug Abuse

5/14/2014
02:51 | Author: Tyler James

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DrugFacts Nationwide Trends National Institute on Drug Abuse

A major source of information on substance use, abuse, and dependence among Americans aged 12 and older is the annual National Survey on Drug Use and.

There continues to be a large “treatment gap” in this country. In 2012, an estimated 23.1 million Americans (8.9 percent) needed treatment for a problem related to drugs or alcohol, but only about 2.5 million people (1 percent) received treatment at a specialty facility.

Illicit drug use in America has been increasing. In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older—or 9.2 percent of the population—had used an illicit drug or abused a psychotherapeutic medication (such as a pain reliever, stimulant, or tranquilizer) in the past month.

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Drug Use Changes the Brain National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

11/23/2014
10:38 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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Drug Use Changes the Brain National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

In This Section. Prolonged drug abuse changes the brain in fundamental ways that reinforce drug taking and lead to addiction. Drug abuse changes both the.

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

11/22/2014
08:07 | Author: Sarah Gray

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provides national and state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, illicit drugs (including non-medical.

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EMCDDA Prevalence maps prevalence of drug use in Europe

9/21/2014
06:44 | Author: Emily Peterson

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EMCDDA Prevalence maps prevalence of drug use in Europe

These interactive maps shows patterns of drug use throughout Europe. You can choose between heat maps and bubble maps. Data displayed.

Page last updated: Tuesday, 15 July 2014.

These interactive maps shows patterns of drug use throughout Europe. You can choose between heat maps and bubble maps. Data displayed is the most recently reported data to the EMCDDA. Full details on the source data along with any notes can be found in this downloadable notes sheet. Drug Population.

The EMCDDA is located at: Praça Europa 1, Cais do Sodré Lisbon Portugal. (351) 211 21 02 00.

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 - icpsr

7/20/2014
04:15 | Author: Sarah Gray

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National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2012 - icpsr

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) series (formerly titled National Household Survey on Drug Abuse) primarily measures.

These data are freely available.

Alternate Title: NSDUH 2012.

Subject Terms: addiction, alcohol, alcohol abuse, alcohol consumption, amphetamines, barbiturates, cocaine, controlled drugs, crack cocaine, demographic characteristics, depression (psychology), drinking behavior, drug abuse, drug dependence, drug treatment, drug use, drugs, employment, hallucinogens, health care, heroin, households, income, inhalants, marijuana, mental health, mental health services, methamphetamine, pregnancy, prescription drugs, sedatives, smoking, stimulants, substance abuse, substance abuse treatment, tobacco use, tranquilizers, youths.

Universe: The civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States aged 12 and older, including residents of noninstitutional group quarters such as college dormitories, group homes, shelters, rooming houses, and civilians dwelling on military installations.

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Although the design of the 2012 survey is similar to the design of the 1999 through 2001 surveys, there are important methodological differences since 2002 that affect the 2012 estimates.

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