Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

This reports provides a summary of key findings from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health which measures national indicators of substance use and mental health among noninstitutionalized individuals 12 and older. The national indicators focus on tobacco use, alcohol use, kratom use, illicit drug use, initiation of substance use, perceived risk from substance use, substance use disorders, major depressive episodes, any mental illness, serious mental illness, co-occurring major depressive episode and substance use disorder, and perceived recovery.

Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

COVID-19 Resources

The National Academies of Medicine’s COVID-19 response page includes resources for supporting individuals with substance use disorder and those who experience pain. It includes links to NAM’s publications and webinars as well as links to other organizations producing materials to address the needs of these individuals. Continue reading

Family-Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Use Disorders: History, Key Elements and Challenges

This 2007 report from a symposium on family-centered substance use disorder treatment (SUD) sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) describes options for supporting families during SUD treatment along the continuum of care, including residential treatment programs that allow children to reside with their mothers during treatment. Continue reading