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Resources for Data & Statistics
Variety of data/trends for the state as a whole, plus each individual county, including statistics on:
Local (Washington) Data on Opioids (ADAI)
Use the interactive charts to view data for just the substances, time periods, or other variables you are interested in, and download maps and graphs for use in presentations or reports. You can also look at county-level data on opioids and treatment over time. Find data organized by geography (statewide, King County), drug (including opiates, marijuana, methamphetamine, and other major drugs), or indicator/source.
The Factsheets section of this web site includes some data related to Marijuana Use: Impact in Washington and Young Adults and Marijuana in our state. Other resources include health and social information; pages with resources for parents and teens; policy, law, and research-related resources; and an FAQ for adult consumers.
The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) is a collaborative effort of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Department of Health, the Department of Social and Health Service's Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery, and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. It features statistics on substance use and related risk factors in youth from grades 6, 8, 10, and 12. Create reports based on the latest data sets by combining a range of variables (school grade, topic of interest, county, school district, etc.).
Research & Data on Fatal Crashes, Traffic Safety (WA State Traffic Safety Commission)
The Washington State Traffic Safety Commission's Research and Data Division analyzes crash data and conducts traffic safety research. Find reports related to "Impaired Driving" on the Traffic Safety Reports page, and quarterly crash data, including statistics related to driver impairment on the Quarterly Crash Data page.
Several of our ADAI Info Briefs include data and statistics about a variety of topics in the field, with new briefs added regularly. (ADAI)
Drug Abuse Trends Reports for Seattle-King County (Community Epidemiology Work Group - Seattle-King County)
These annual reports include data from the WA State Patrol Crime Lab, the Recovery Help Line, The Healthy Youth Survey, treatment admissions, the King County Medical Examiner, and Public Health-Seattle & King County. Data includes substances of use, drug-related deaths, youth use, and more.
A national, ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults. (National or regional data only, not Washington State specific.)
From Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, TEDS is a national census data system of annual admissions and discharges from substance use disorder treatment facilities. Data available at national, state, and "metro" region levels.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)'s source for information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in the general U.S. population (age 12 and older). Includes data broken down by population, nationwide, state, and substate/metro regions, plus topic-based reports, short reports for quick facts, and more.
From Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, DAWN was discontinued in 2011, but SAMHSA has continued to compile other sources of data on drug-related emergency visits, which can be found on this site.
From Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) is an annual census of all known substance abuse treatment facilities in the United States, both public and private.
NDEWS monitors emerging drug use trends to enable health experts, researchers, and concerned citizens across the country to respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds. See the 2015 King County/Seattle report, as well as the full report for 2015 and the other eleven 2015 profiles by site.
CDC Data & Statistics
Set of data and statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed by topic, including Alcohol Use, HIV/AIDS, Smoking & Tobacco, STDs, and Viral Hepatitis. Also includes a variety of tools for more complex information gathering, including many of the CDCís searchable databases. See also Chronic Disease and Health Promotion Data & Indicators for Tobacco Use and for Behavioral Risk Factors (includes binge drinking).
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