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Behavioral Health Quality Assurance Section:
Substance Abuse

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The survey has been conducted since 1971 and serves as the primary source of information on the prevalence and incidence of illicit drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in the civilian, non-institutionalized population aged 12 or older in the United States. Information about substance abuse and dependence, mental health problems, and receipt of substance abuse and mental health treatment also is included. Since 1999, about 70,000 interviews are conducted each year using a computer–assisted interviewing (CAI) methodology. Before 2002, the name of the survey was the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA).

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Data reporting forms and information have been moved under the AKAIMS area of this web site.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

SAMHSA's Information on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

Research Reports

Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT)

Clinical Information