National Survey on Drug Use and Health

NSDUH in the News

As the nation's primary source of national data on substance use, NSDUH findings are often featured in the news media. Below are some examples of recent news releases, articles and other sources featuring NSDUH data.

NSDUH News Releases:

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issues news releases throughout the year detailing various findings from the NSDUH. Below is a listing of recent news releases on NSDUH:


NSDUH Short Reports, Data Spotlights, and News Articles:

Short reports and data spotlights on substance use and related topics utilizing NSDUH data are published periodically by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality at SAMHSA.

To view recent short reports, visit: http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh/reports?tab=36
To view recent data spotlights, visit: http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh/reports?tab=35

The following is a listing of news stories and articles featuring NSDUH data and results, including a link to the original story as posted on the news agency's Website. Please contact that news agency for any problems in accessing the full online version.


Other News Sources:

Recovery Month is an annual observance during the month of September that highlights the benefits of substance abuse treatment, recognizes the contributions of treatment providers and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible. Results from the previous year's NSDUH are released as part of the press conference to kick off Recovery Month.

To view the Recovery Month press conference video featuring the most recent NSDUH survey results, click on the link below.

For more information on Recovery Month, visit: recoverymonth.gov.

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