Background: One of the goals of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) is to estimate serious mental illness (SMI) among adults aged 18 or older. Starting in , NSDUH mental health estimates used a cut point methodology based on Kessler-6 (K6) developed by Kessler and colleagues, using a sample of respondents from the Boston area. 5. Social consequences of drug use: harms to others 42 Drug use and the criminal justice system 43 6. Policy implications and the way forward 44 Drug use survey findings to inform the new National Drug Control Master Plan − 44 Affordable and accessible scientific evidence-based drug treatment to be made available for.
Nov 19, · The revised estimates of having a substance use disorder among adults with SMI by age groups were percent among adults aged 18 to 25, percent among adults aged 26 to 34, percent among adults aged 35 to 49, and percent among adults aged 50 or older (Figure 5). Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); Nov Background: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has produced national and State estimates of mental illness among adults using its National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) since
This chart book reports estimates of mental health service use among adults in the United States within different racial and ethnic groups. Highlights include past year use of mental health service, use of prescription psychiatric medication, and use . This survey is intended to understand the perceptions of community members around substance use. Information will be used to understand the environment and needs in your county. This research is sponsored through federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The Drug Abuse Screen Test (DAST) was designed to provide a brief, self-report instrument for population screening, clinical case finding and treatment evaluation research. It can be used with adults and older youth. The DAST yields a quantitative index of the degree of consequences related to drug abuse. Substance abuse is the misuse or overuse of a legal or illegal chemical or substance, including alcohol, in a way that is different from the way it is generally used medically or socially. Abuse either creates disruption or problems for the user or complicates an .