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1 Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
Link: http://www.alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov/
Description: The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. It features compilations and analyses of alcohol-related statutes and regulations. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS simplifies the process of ascertaining the state of the law for studies on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies. Topics include alcoholic beverage control; taxation and pricing; transportation, crime and public safety; health care services and financing; alcohol and pregnancy; underage drinking.
Subjects: Privatization of alcohol sales
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource | Databases and Catalogs
2 Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI) Application
Link: http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/DACH_ARDI/Default/Default.aspx
Description: ARDI is an online application sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that provides national and state estimates of alcohol-related health impacts, including deaths and years of potential life lost (YPLL). These estimates are calculated for 54 acute and chronic causes using alcohol-attributable fractions, and are reported by age and sex.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
3 Bureau of Justice Statistics. Statistics on Drugs and Crime
Link: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/dcf/contents.cfm
Description: A summary of the latest statistics about drug-related crimes, law enforcement, courts, and corrections in the United States.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
4 CDC Vital Signs
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/index.html
Description: CDC Vital Signs offers recent data and calls to action for important public health issues. This program is a call to action each month concerning a single, important public health topic. The program consists of several parts, including (1) an MMWR Early Release the first Tuesday of every month; (2) A professionally designed Fact Sheet for consumer audiences, a dedicated website that mirrors the Fact Sheet on the topic; (3) a media release; and (4) a series of announcements via social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) CDC believes that by focusing on a single topic using multiple media devices, the states might better identify these health problems in their area and work towards their improvement. Vital Signs will be released the first Tuesday of every month. Topics will include colorectal and breast cancer screening, obesity, alcohol and tobacco use, access to health care, HIV testing, seat belt use, cardiovascular disease, teen pregnancy and healthcare-associated infections, asthma, and foodborne disease.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
5 Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (BHSQ)
Link: http://www.samhsa.gov/dataOutcomes/
Description: Formerly known as the SAMHSA Office of Applied Studies (OAS), the CBHSQ is designed to realize an integrated data strategy that informs policy and measures program impact leading to improved quality of services and outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
6 The DASIS Report: Coerced Treatment Among Youths: 1993 to 1998 (September 21, 2001)
7 DAWN (Drug Abuse Warning Network)
Link: http://dawninfo.samhsa.gov/
Description: Surveillance system that monitors drug-related emergency department visits and deaths in the U.S. (unit of SAMHSA).
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
8 GayData.org
Link: http://www.gaydata.org/
Description: This site was created by Dr. Randall Sell and is maintained by the Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health. GayData.org serves as a no-cost, open-access clearinghouse for the collection of sexual orientation & gender identity data and measures. This site also provides knowledgeable analysis, commentary and expert "how to" information on gathering such data effectively in scientific surveys, questionnaires and studies. Collected and categorized here you will find numerous datasets and links to rich data sources that are essential to LGBT health research, researchers, students, advocates and anyone interested in scientific-based information about LGBT people and populations.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Statistical Resource
9 Health Indicators Warehouse
Link: http://www.healthindicators.gov/
Description: “…a public resource designed to bring together high-value datasets, tools, and applications using data about health and health care to support your need for better knowledge and to help you to solve problems. These datasets and tools have been gathered from agencies across the Federal government with the goal of improving health for all Americans. Check back frequently because the site will be updated as more datasets and tools become available.” Mental health and substance abuse are among the topics covered.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
10 National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)
Link: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NAHDAP/
Description: NAHDAP acquires, preserves and disseminates data relevant to drug addiction and HIV research. By preserving and making available an easily accessible library of electronic data on drug addiction and HIV infection in the United States, NAHDAP offers scholars the opportunity to conduct secondary analysis on major issues of social and behavioral sciences and public policy.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: Information Resources | Statistical Resource
11 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Alcohol Use
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/alcohol.htm
Description: Brief statistics and links to other statistical sources.
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Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
12 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Illegal Drug Use
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/druguse.htm
Description: Statistics and links.
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Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
13 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Smoking
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/smoking.htm
Description: Statistics and links on smoking
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
14 National Comorbidity Survey Replication Study (NCSR)
Link: http://www.hcp.med.harvard.edu/ncs/
Description: The study intends to uncover trends in mental health prevalence, impairment, and service use; it also evaluated mental health treatment.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
15 Non-Medical Use and Abuse: Prescription-Type and Over-the-Counter (SAMHSA)
Link: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/prescription.htm
Description: SAMHSA's page with reports and statistics about prescription and OTC drug abuse.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants | Over-the-counter drugs | Prescription drugs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
16 Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) State Profile - Washington State
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/statelocal/wa/index.html
Description: Provides a profile of information and data regarding substance abuse in Washington.
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Categories: Washington State | Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
17 Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM)
Link: http://www.med.wright.edu/citar/osam.html
Description: The Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM) is a collaborative venture funded by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services (ODADAS). It's primary mission is to provide a dynamic picture of substance abuse trends and newly emerging problem populations. OSAM is a member of the CEWG and disseminates critical findings through one-page “OSAM-O-Grams.”
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Categories: Statistical Resource
18 Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network (OSAM)
Link: http://www.med.wright.edu/citar/osam.html
Description: The Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network provides a dynamic picture of substance abuse trends and newly emerging problem populations. CEWG member; Produces OSAM-O-Grams.
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Categories: Statistical Resource
19 Reports on Underage Drinking, Office of Applied Studies, SAMHSA
Link: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/underage.cfm
Description: Links to statistical reports and highlights of underage drinking from the NSDUH Reports, DAWN Reports, and DASIS Reports.
Subjects: Underage drinking
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
20 Researched Abuse, Diversion, and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS) System
Link: http://www.radars.org/News.aspx
Description: The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System is a prescription drug abuse, misuse and diversion surveillance system that collects timely product-and geographically-specific data. Data comes from poison centers, drug diversion, opioid treatment centers, college survey, etc. The RADARS System measures rates of abuse, misuse and diversion throughout the United States, contributing to the understanding of trends and aiding the development of effective interventions. These data assist pharmaceutical companies in fulfillment of their regulatory obligations such as risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS). The RADARS System was developed in 2002 by Purdue Pharma L.P. in response to increasing concerns of anticipated rates of prescription opioid abuse in the United States. In January 2006, the RADARS System became a non-profit operation of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy | Statistical Resource
21 Toll of Tobacco in Washington
Link: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/facts_issues/toll_us/washington
Description: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Compendium of data on prevalence and costs of tobacco use in Washington state.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Washington State | Statistical Resource
22 Women and Drugs
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/women/index.html
Description: White House Office of National Drug Control Policy site with statistics and other information about women and substance abuse.
Subjects: Women
Categories: Statistical Resource
23 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/
Description: The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults. The YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state, territorial, tribal, and district surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. Topics covered include HIV, alcohol and drug use, tobacco use, obesity and asthma.
Subjects: Adolescents | College students | Young adults
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource