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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

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National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA-1993)

This series measures the prevalence and correlates of drug
use in the United States. The surveys are designed to provide
quarterly, as well as annual, estimates. Information is provided on
the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, anabolic steroids, and tobacco
among members of United States households aged 12 and older. Data are
also provided on treatment for drug use and on illegal activities
related to drug use. Questions include age at first use, as well as
lifetime, annual, and past-month usage for the following drug classes:
marijuana, inhalants, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin, alcohol, tobacco,
and nonmedical use of psychotherapeutics. Respondents were also asked
about problems resulting from their use of drugs, alcohol, and
tobacco, their perceptions of the risks involved, insurance coverage,
and personal and family income sources and amounts. Demographic data
include gender, race, ethnicity, educational level, job status, income
level, household composition, and population density.This study has 1 Data Set.

Release Date
Contact Name
Brooklyn Lupari, SAMHSA/CBHSQ c/o SAMHDA Support
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Bureau Code
009:30 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Program Code
009:030 - Department of Health and Human Services - Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities and Health
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