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Research & Statistics



Addiction

  • ADAI Bibliographies on Substance Abuse The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Library at the University of Washington provides a list of bibliographies on substance abuse. The bibliographies include citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and miscellaneous reports and unpublished documents.
  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • NIDA Notes This publication covers drug abuse research in the areas of treatment and prevention, epidemiology, neuroscience, behavioral science, health services, and AIDS. The publication reports on research; identifies resources; and promotes communication among clinicians, researchers, administrators, policymakers, and the public.
  • Opioids and Adolescents
  • Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS)

    Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Dependence is a package of tools and training resources for substance use disorders treatment providers.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • The National Center on Addiction and Substance AbuseThis national organization publishes research reports, surveys, and other literature relating to substance abuse.
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Reports NIDA provides research reports on findings of national interest for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners.
  • The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System

    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.


Alcohol

  • Alcohol and Health: Current EvidenceAlcohol and Health: Current Evidence is a free online newsletter that summarizes the latest clinically relevant research on alcohol and health. Through its summaries and other features, the newsletter aims to highlight alcohol issues and provide valuable information that can be applied in clinical teaching, practice, and research.
  • Alcohol ReportsProvides current information and research findings on problems related to alcohol and alcoholism.
  • Alcohol Research Group - National Alcohol Research Center
  • Alcohol Studies Database - Rutgers University
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

    BRFSS tracks a variety of health risks in the United States. Users may search for data from interactive databases that provide prevalence data on health risks such as alcohol and tobacco use, and follow trends in behaviors such as binge drinking. Trends and Prevalence data are viewable by state or nationwide. Maps illustrate health risks at national, state and local levels.

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • ETOH DatabaseA service of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, ETOH is the most comprehensive online bibliographic database containing over 100,000 records on alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
  • Hospitalization Statistics - CT Department of Public HealthThis site includes summary data & tables for causes of hospitalization, by age grouping & gender. Includes mental disorders.
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)MADD's website includes statistics on the impact of drunk driving.
  • National Center for Statistics and Analysis

    The National Center for Statistics and Analysis of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration features include the State Data System Crash Data Report and the State Traffic Safety Information Website (STSI), a state-by-state profile of traffic safety data and information including: crash statistics, economic costs, legislation status, funding programs, et al.

  • NIAAA Spectrum - Alcohol Research News

    This webzine, published 3 times a year, includes in each issue: feature-length stories, news updates from the field, articles, photo essays, and an interview with an NIAAA staff member or alcohol researcher.

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA DataIncludes Emergency Department data, substance abuse facilities data, client level data, population data and more.
  • Societal Costs Of Underage Drinking 10 pages, pdf Published by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, this study examines the costs resulting from underage drinking - including crime, injury, disease - and compares those costs associated with alcohol sales.
  • The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) Database

    A project of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, APIS is an electronic resource that provides authoritative, detailed, and comparable information on alcohol-related policies in the United States, at both State and Federal levels. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS is intended to encourage and facilitate research on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies.

  • The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) Research ReportsReports focus on youth exposure to alcohol advertising across various media.
  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • The Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS) CAS is an ongoing survey of over 14,000 students at 120 four-year colleges in 40 states. The site includes research abstracts, reports, and links to websites related to information about alcohol.
  • The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)NIAAA publishes a number of bulletins, guides, manuals and reports, including Alcohol Alert and the journal Alcohol Research and Health.
  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    The YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.

  • Underage Drinking Research Initiative - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)Includes links to reports and surveys, and lists selected research literature.

Amphetamines

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Anabolic Steroids / Performance Enhancing Drugs

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Anxiety Disorders

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics

    Provides prevalence statistics for various mental disorders.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Bipolar Disorder

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics

    Provides prevalence statistics for various mental disorders.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Brain

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Bullying

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.


Caffeine

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Change the Script


Child Abuse Prevention

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway The Child Welfare Information Gateway connects professionals and concerned citizens to practical, timely, and essential information on programs, research, legislation, and statistics to promote the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
  • ChildStats.gov As the official web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, ChildStats.gov offers access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior, social environment and education.
  • ChildTrendsA nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, ChildTrends is dedicated to improving the lives of children
  • Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent HealthThis website includes national and state-based data on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Children's Health, and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs. The Data Resource Center is a project of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), housed at the Oregon Health & Science University.
  • Kids CountA project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S.
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • The Children and Family Research Center

    The Children and Family Research Center at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) provides over 90 Best Practice Bibliographies on various child welfare topics

  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    The YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.

  • Violence Against Children: United Nations Secretary General's StudyExamines the issue of violence against children on a global scale. Includes chapters on violence against children in various settings, including: home, schools, care and justice institutions, workplace, and community.

Club Drugs

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Co-Occurring Disorders

  • National Comorbidity Survey
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Cocaine/Crack

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Connecticut Restraint and Seclusion Prevention Initiative


Cultural Competence


Dating Violence

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.


Depression

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics

    Provides prevalence statistics for various mental disorders.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.


Dextromethorphan / DXM

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • SAMHSA Data

    This site includes data on drug abuse. Searchable by an A-Z list of topics.


Domestic Violence


Drugs

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

    BRFSS tracks a variety of health risks in the United States. Users may search for data from interactive databases that provide prevalence data on health risks such as alcohol and tobacco use, and follow trends in behaviors such as binge drinking. Trends and Prevalence data are viewable by state or nationwide. Maps illustrate health risks at national, state and local levels.

  • Core Institute (Core Surveys) The Core Alcohol and Drug Survey assess the nature, scope, and consequences of alcohol and other drug use on college campuses.
  • Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS) The DATOS project was a collaborative national research program for evaluating the effectiveness of community-based drug treatment in the United States. Data is from the 1990's.
  • Monitoring the Future Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults. This site includes links to new information, data tables and figures, and additional publications.
  • National Survey on Drug Use & Health (NSDUH)The National Survey on Drug Use & Health, formerly called the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, provides national estimates of use, number of users, and other measures related to use of illicit drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and other forms of tobacco by population, ages 12 years and older.
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • NIDA Notes This publication covers drug abuse research in the areas of treatment and prevention, epidemiology, neuroscience, behavioral science, health services, and AIDS. The publication reports on research; identifies resources; and promotes communication among clinicians, researchers, administrators, policymakers, and the public.
  • Opioids and Adolescents
  • Pride Surveys Pride Surveys was created in 1982 by professors at Georgia State University in Atlanta and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. Their purpose was to help local schools measure student alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Pride Surveys now measure behavior on many crucial issues that can affect learning: family, discipline, safety, activities, gangs, and more.
  • SAMHSA Data

    This index links to reports on topics related to substance use and mental health.

  • Selected Papers of William L. White The collected papers of William White, author and historian in field of addiction treatment and recovery. The site includes the full text of 200 plus articles, 5 monographs, over 30 recovery tools, 9 book chapters, 3 books, and links to additional books written by White and co-authors over the past forty years. Most documents can be freely downloaded.
  • The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Library Bibliographies on Substance AbuseThe Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Library at the University of Washington provides a list of bibliographies on substance abuse. The bibliographies include citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and miscellaneous reports and unpublished documents.
  • The National Center on Addiction and Substance AbuseThis national organization publishes research reports, surveys, and other literature relating to substance abuse.
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Trends & StatisticsNIDA's website provides access to publications on trends and statistics in common drugs of abuse.
  • The Office of National Drug Control Policy The Office of National Drug Control Policy makes available state and local profiles which include overviews of drug use statistics and drug prevention efforts.
  • The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System

    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.

  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.

  • World Drug ReportPublished by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), this report provides analysis and statistics on the production, trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs.

Drunk / Drugged Driving (DWI/DUI)

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.


Eating Disorders

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics

    Provides prevalence statistics for various mental disorders.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Ecstasy

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Electronic Cigarettes

  • 2016 Surgeon General's Report: E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults

    E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General is the first report issued by a Federal agency that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation’s young people. It is the 33rd Report of the Surgeon General on tobacco.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

    Vapes, vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs), and e-pipes are some of the many terms used to describe electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). ENDS are noncombustible tobacco products.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders / Prenatal Drug Exposure


GHB

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.


Hallucinogens

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Health and Wellness


Hepatitis C


Heroin


HIV/AIDS

  • CDC HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance Includes links to statistical information, slide sets, surveillance reports, trends, state-by-state data, and populations at-risk.
  • Connecticut HIV/AIDS StatisticsIncludes links to graphs and tables on HIV/AIDS data in Connecticut, including HIV and AIDS in Connecticut Cities and Counties and People living with AIDS in Connecticut. Published by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
  • Epidemiologic Profile of HIV and AIDS in Connecticut 2013

    Published by the Connecticut Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Surveillance Program.

  • HIV AIDS Information National Library of Medicine Includes links to sources from National Library of Medicine such as MedlinePlus, PubMed, and LOCATORplus. Also includes external links to information on subjects related to diagnosis and testing, nutrition and exercise, research, special populations, statistics, and more.
  • HIV InSite Gateway to HIV and AIDS Knowledge Provides comprehensive, current information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy analysis from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR) on HIV/AIDS Links to most recent HIV/AIDS-specific issues of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Reports are viewable in pdf and html. Also includes search options by year and by subjects related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Office of AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Includes access to information about NIH research, meetings, minority initiatives, and web broadcasts.
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • statehealthfacts.org

    A service of the Kaiser Family Foundation, this site provides state data on HIV/AIDS, including: cumulative AIDS cases by gender, race/ethnicity, and age (pediatric and adult/adolescent); new AIDS cases; annual AIDS case rate; persons living with AIDS; cumulative reported HIV infections; deaths, HIV testing; HIV prevention funding; the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP); and other related policies such as syringe exchange, criminal statutes, and STD, HIV and AIDS Education curriculum requirements.


Hoarding


Inhalants

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Ketamine

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


LSD

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Marijuana

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.


Mental Health


Methadone

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS)

    Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Dependence is a package of tools and training resources for substance use disorders treatment providers.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Methamphetamine

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Nicotine

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Older Adults


Opiates / Opioids

  • Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon Generals Spotlight on Opioids

    The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder.

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study (POATS)

    Treatment Strategies for Prescription Opioid Dependence is a package of tools and training resources for substance use disorders treatment providers.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA Data

    This site includes data on drug abuse. Searchable by an A-Z list of topics.

  • The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System

    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.


Opioid Education and Family Support Groups (OEFS)


Opioids and Adolescent Girls

  • An Analysis of the Impact of Opioid Overprescribing in America

    This report is the culmination of research to identify and
    better understand the populations most at risk from exposure
    to prescription opioids as federal and state agencies increase
    their attention and resources to combatting the opioid
    crisis. This research provides a greater understanding of
    those vulnerable populations and will help to better educate
    patients and prescribers about opioid risks.

  • Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Among Young Adults

    The transition from adolescence to adulthood can pose many challenges to young adults and their families. During transition age, young adults are called upon to make new and sometimes complex decisions about school, work, finances, and relationships with friends and family. This stage of life presents significantly greater challenges for the more than 3 million young adults (ages 18-25) with serious mental health conditions.

  • Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon Generals Spotlight on Opioids

    The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder.

  • Opioids and Adolescents
  • Opioids and Women: From Prescription to Addiction

    Women are more likely than men to experience chronic pain and use prescription opioid pain medications for longer periods and in higher doses. Women make up 65 percent of total opioid prescriptions and 40 percent more women than men become persistent opioid users following surgery

  • Overdose Risk in Young Children of Women Prescribed Opioids

     Over the past 20 years, the prescribing of opioids has increased dramatically in North America, with parallel increases in opioid addiction, overdose, and associated deaths. We examined whether young children of women prescribed opioids were at increased risk of opioid overdose.

  • Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

    About 18 women die every day of a prescription painkiller overdose in the US, more than 6,600 deaths in 2010. Prescription painkiller overdoses are an under-recognized and growing problem for women.

  • White Paper: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

Opioids and Women

  • An Analysis of the Impact of Opioid Overprescribing in America

    This report is the culmination of research to identify and
    better understand the populations most at risk from exposure
    to prescription opioids as federal and state agencies increase
    their attention and resources to combatting the opioid
    crisis. This research provides a greater understanding of
    those vulnerable populations and will help to better educate
    patients and prescribers about opioid risks.

  • Comparative Profiles of Men and Women with Opioid Dependence: Results from a National Multisite Effectiveness Trial

    Accumulating evidence indicates important gender differences in substance use disorders. Little is known, however, about gender differences and opioid use disorders.

  • Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon Generals Spotlight on Opioids

    The Spotlight on Opioids assembles opioid-related information from the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health into one document to better inform the general public, especially family and friends of people with an elevated risk of opioid overdose, opioid misuse, and/or opioid use disorder.

  • Facts About Women and Trauma

    Research indicates that women are twice as likely to develop PTSD, experience a longer duration of posttraumatic symptoms and display more sensitivity to stimuli that remind them of the trauma.

  • Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

    This report was developed as part of an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to examine prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for
    women who misuse opioids, have opioid use disorders (OUDs), and/or overdose on opioids.

  • Opioid Use Disorder Documented at Delivery Hospitalization

    Hospital discharge data from the 1999–2014 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) were analyzed to describe U.S. national and state-specific trends in opioid use disorder documented at delivery hospitalization.

  • Opioids and Women: From Prescription to Addiction

    Women are more likely than men to experience chronic pain and use prescription opioid pain medications for longer periods and in higher doses. Women make up 65 percent of total opioid prescriptions and 40 percent more women than men become persistent opioid users following surgery

  • Overdose Risk in Young Children of Women Prescribed Opioids

     Over the past 20 years, the prescribing of opioids has increased dramatically in North America, with parallel increases in opioid addiction, overdose, and associated deaths. We examined whether young children of women prescribed opioids were at increased risk of opioid overdose.

  • Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

    About 18 women die every day of a prescription painkiller overdose in the US, more than 6,600 deaths in 2010. Prescription painkiller overdoses are an under-recognized and growing problem for women.

  • Sex and Gender Issues in Substance Use

    Scientists who study substance use have discovered special issues related to hormones, menstrual cycle, fertility, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and menopause that can impact women’s struggles with drug use. 

  • Women and Addiction: A Trauma Informed Approach

    Over the past thirty years, our knowledge of women’s
    lives has increased dramatically, and we have added significantly
    to our understanding of the treatment needs of women
    who are addicted to alcohol and other drugs.


Over-the-Counter Drugs

  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA Data

    This site includes data on drug abuse. Searchable by an A-Z list of topics.


OxyContin / Oxycodone

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA Data

    This site includes data on drug abuse. Searchable by an A-Z list of topics.


Parenting Children with Mental Health Issues

  • Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Among Young Adults

    The transition from adolescence to adulthood can pose many challenges to young adults and their families. During transition age, young adults are called upon to make new and sometimes complex decisions about school, work, finances, and relationships with friends and family. This stage of life presents significantly greater challenges for the more than 3 million young adults (ages 18-25) with serious mental health conditions.


PCP

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Prescription Drugs


Prevention


Prevention - Model Programs

  • Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning - Research

    CASEL works with program providers, researchers, and other collaborators to build capacity for district-wide social and emotional learning (developing assessment tools, program selection tools, and professional development strategies). In addition, CASEL conducts research designed to understand state policies that encourage academic, social, and emotional learning.


Problem Gambling


Ritalin

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Rohypnol

  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.


Schizophrenia

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics

    Provides prevalence statistics for various mental disorders.

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)


Self-Injurious Behavior

  • Cornell Research Program on Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescents and Young AdultsThis site includes a variety of publications - bibliographies, fact sheets, reviews of academic literature - on self-injurious behavior.
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Sexual Violence & Exploitation


Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Stress


Substance Abuse

  • ADAI Bibliographies on Substance Abuse The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) Library at the University of Washington provides a list of bibliographies on substance abuse. The bibliographies include citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and miscellaneous reports and unpublished documents.
  • Core Institute (Core Surveys) The Core Alcohol and Drug Survey assess the nature, scope, and consequences of alcohol and other drug use on college campuses.
  • Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS) The DATOS project was a collaborative national research program for evaluating the effectiveness of community-based drug treatment in the United States. Data is from the 1990's.
  • Hospitalization Statistics - CT Department of Public HealthThis site includes summary data & tables for causes of hospitalization, by age grouping & gender. Includes mental disorders.
  • National Survey on Drug Use & Health (NSDUH)The National Survey on Drug Use & Health, formerly called the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, provides national estimates of use, number of users, and other measures related to use of illicit drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and other forms of tobacco by population, ages 12 years and older.
  • NIDA Information for Researchers

    Links to various NIDA publications, including research reports, Addiction Science & Clinical Practice journal, NIDA Notes, and more.

  • NIDA Notes This publication covers drug abuse research in the areas of treatment and prevention, epidemiology, neuroscience, behavioral science, health services, and AIDS. The publication reports on research; identifies resources; and promotes communication among clinicians, researchers, administrators, policymakers, and the public.
  • Prevention Research CenterIncludes links to research publications, presentations, news, and more.
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA Data

    This index links to reports on topics related to substance use and mental health.

  • Selected Papers of William L. White The collected papers of William White, author and historian in field of addiction treatment and recovery. The site includes the full text of 200 plus articles, 5 monographs, over 30 recovery tools, 9 book chapters, 3 books, and links to additional books written by White and co-authors over the past forty years. Most documents can be freely downloaded.
  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • The National Center on Addiction and Substance AbuseThis national organization publishes research reports, surveys, and other literature relating to substance abuse.
  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Reports NIDA provides research reports on findings of national interest for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners.
  • The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS®) System

    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.

  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.


Suicide Prevention

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA DataIncludes Emergency Department data, substance abuse facilities data, client level data, population data and more.
  • Suicide and Self-Inflicted Injury This page from the National Center for Health Statistics briefly provides data on suicide, including firearms suicides, suffocation suicides, poisoning suicides.
  • Suicide Facts and Statistics - American Association of SuicidologyIncludes rates, numbers, and ranking of each state; male/female statistics; age-specific statistics; and regional statistics.
  • Suicide Statistics (Connecticut) - Office of the Chief Medical ExaminerSuicide statistics in Connecticut by age, gender, and year.
  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)WISQARS is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.
  • World Health Organization – Suicide Rates Provides the most recently available data on suicide rates by country, year and gender.

Synthetic Drugs


Teenage Pregnancy Prevention


Tobacco / Nicotine

  • American Cancer Society - Statistics

    Includes data and statistics on cancer, including cancer related to tobacco use.

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

    BRFSS tracks a variety of health risks in the United States. Users may search for data from interactive databases that provide prevalence data on health risks such as alcohol and tobacco use, and follow trends in behaviors such as binge drinking. Trends and Prevalence data are viewable by state or nationwide. Maps illustrate health risks at national, state and local levels.

  • Connecticut Youth Tobacco SurveyThe Youth Tobacco Survey was administered to a sample of middle and high school students. Students were asked about their use of different forms of tobacco, including: cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, cigars, pipes and bidis.
  • Data Reports by Topic - SAMHSA
  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention developed the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) to track tobacco use among youth across countries using a common methodology and core questionnaire. Includes country reports, fact sheets, sample questionnaires, and links.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWRs)Includes tobacco-related reports.
  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • Smoking and Tobacco Control Monographs

    The National Cancer Institute established the Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph series in 1991 to provide ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control. Many of the monographs can also be viewed online in pdf format.

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • The Smoking and Health Resource Library The database contains abstracts of articles from medical and professional journals; books and book chapters; dissertations; reports; conference proceedings and conference papers; government documents from federal, state, local, and foreign entities; fact sheets and policy documents from U.S. and international nonprofit organizations; and other documents.
  • The Tobacco Atlas - World Lung Foundation, American Cancer SocietyFull-color maps and graphics illustrate a wide range of tobacco issues, including: the history of tobacco, prevalence and consumption, youth tobacco uee, secondhand smoking, morbidity and mortality, and others.
  • The UM Nicotine Research Laboratory - Bibliography Links to peer reviewed papers, published abstracts, chapters in books, and books.
  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    The YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.

  • Tobacco and Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)TTAC is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting organizations in building and growing highly effective tobacco control programs.
  • Tobacco-Related Disparities - CDCProvides data on the following population groups: African Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders/Native Hawaiians, Hispanics/Latinos, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons.
  • Trends in Tobacco Use - American Lung AssociationLooks at morbidity, consumption, prevalence of tobacco use and cessation, tobacco advertising and promotion, state laws and secondhand smoke, and international smoking prevalence.

Underage Drinking

  • PubMed

    PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

  • SAMHSA DataIncludes Emergency Department data, substance abuse facilities data, client level data, population data and more.
  • Societal Costs Of Underage Drinking 10 pages, pdf Published by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, this study examines the costs resulting from underage drinking - including crime, injury, disease - and compares those costs associated with alcohol sales.
  • The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) Research ReportsReports focus on youth exposure to alcohol advertising across various media.
  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • The Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS) CAS is an ongoing survey of over 14,000 students at 120 four-year colleges in 40 states. The site includes research abstracts, reports, and links to websites related to information about alcohol.
  • The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    The YRBSS monitors health risk behaviors in youth that contribute to leading causes of death, disability and social problems. Monitored behaviors include: tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior, and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injury or violence.

  • Underage Drinking Research Initiative - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)Includes links to reports and surveys, and lists selected research literature.

Violence Prevention

  • Connecticut Uniform Crime ReportsUsers can select a statewide summary of crime statistics or view reports by county, town, university, and other options. Reports detail type of crimes committed, weapons used, victim-offender relationship, and include arrest statistics. All reports are in pdf format.
  • Correctional Statistics in Your State

    Data includes state crime rates, incarceration rates, corrections population, and cost per inmate.

  • Indicators of School Crime and SafetyThis report from the National Center for Education Statistics and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, presents key findings on topics such as: violent deaths at school, nonfatal student victimization, violence and crime at school, nonfatal teacher victimization, and the school environment. Also includes tables, figures, references and appendices.
  • Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) The JRSA conducts and publishes policy-relevant research on justice issues, provides training and technical assistance, and maintains a clearinghouse of state criminal justice activities. JRSA is a national nonprofit organization of state Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) directors and other researchers.
  • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)

    The National Archive of Criminal Justice Data preserves and distributes computerized crime and justice data from Federal agencies, state agencies, and investigator initiated research projects to users for secondary statistical analysis.

  • NIJ Journal A publication of the National Institute of Justice, the NIJ Journal features short articles written especially to help policymakers and practitioners keep abreast of hot topics and do their jobs better.
  • Office for Victims of Crime - Library & MediaThe site includes links to sources of data on crime and victims, homicide, violence against women, and missing and exploited children. Data are provided by several agencies within the Office of Justice Programs.
  • Sourcebook of Criminal Justice StatisticsThe Sourcebook brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. The Sourcebook is organized by six topical sections, and is searchable by Contents, Table list and Index, as well as by keyword.
  • Statistical Briefing Book The Office on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) includes an online Statistical Briefing Book, which provides access to statistical information on juvenile offenders, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the juvenile system.
  • The Bureau of Justice Statistics

    The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

  • The Connecticut School Health Survey

    The Connecticut School Health Survey (CSHS) is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) (PDF) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC) (PDF). These two school surveys have been co-administered since 2005. The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 - 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools, and is anonymous and confidential. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 - 12 and it, too, is anonymous and confidential.

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) The DEA provides statistics on Domestic Drug Arrests, Drug Seizures, Drug Threat Assessment, and more.
  • The InfoBase of State Activities and Research (ISAR) The Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) makes available this searchable clearinghouse of information on the activities of the Statistical Analysis Centers, which are state agencies that conduct objective analyses to meet critical planning needs and address statewide and systemwide criminal justice policy issues.
  • Vera Institute of Justice A nonprofit based in New York City, the Vera Institute of Justice works closely with leaders in government and civil society to improve the services people rely on for safety and justice.