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Reports and Detailed Tables From the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

October 24 , 2019 12:23 pm
Data report

These reports and detailed tables present estimates from the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

View the recorded presentation of the NSDUH data and webcast slides (PDF | PPT) presented by Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz.

Annual National Report

Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States

NSDUH’s latest annual report focuses on substance use and mental health in the United States based on NSDUH data from 2018 and earlier years. The annual report presents estimates that meet the criteria for statistical precision and facilitate stable examination of trends over time to study changes in society and emerging issues. The 2018 Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators report summarizes the following:

Substance use (alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, as well as the misuse of opioids, prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers or sedatives, stimulants, and benzodiazepines)

Initiation of substance use

Perceived risk from substance use

Substance use disorders

Any mental illness, serious mental illness, and major depressive episode

Suicidal thoughts, plans, and non-fatal attempts for adults aged 18 or older

Substance use treatment and mental health service use

View the slides based on the Annual National Report: Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States (PDF | PPT).

Detailed Tables

The 2018 NSDUH Detailed Tables present national estimates of substance use and mental health. The focus is on trends between 2017 and 2018 and from 2002 to 2018, as well as differences across population subgroups in 2018. These tables present information for youths aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 18 or older (separately and combined) on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, as well as substance use disorder (SUD), risk and availability of substance use, treatment, health topics, and alcohol consumption. Please refer to Chapter 4 of the Methodological Summary and Definitions report for more information.

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