A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update

#teens #adolescents #sustanceabuse

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The following is my excerpts from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (August 29, 2013). The CBHSQ Report: A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update. Rockville, MD.

The following are direct excerpts for the most part but are what I think is the most relevant to me in my world anyway. This is the time to be gathering data…

  • This CBHSQ Report presents facts about adolescent substance use, including information on the initiation of substance use, past year substance use, emergency department visits, and receipt of substance use treatment
  • The data presented are from the 2010 and 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs), the 2010 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), the 2010 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), and the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)

Substance Use:

According to combined 2010…

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