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Results from the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States
Published: March 2023Read key findings from the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) on substance use, mental health, and treatment. Metrics in the report cover the civilian, noninstitutionalized US population ages 12 and older. Estimates are presented by age group and by race/ethnicity for selected measures. Unlike other NSDUH Annual National Reports, the 2021 report has no discussion of trends over time, because changes in survey methodology mean the indicators are not comparable to past NSDUH estimates.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Substance Use, Substance Use Disorders, and Substance Use Treatment Utilization among People Aged 12 or Older
Published: March 2021This chartbook uses combined 2015 to 2019 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to present nationally representative estimates of substance use, substance use disorders, and substance use treatment utilization among people aged 12 or older within different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. The percentages are annual averages.
Behavioral Health Equity Report 2021: Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators Measured from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)
Published: March 2021This report provides an update on a series of topics focusing on substance use and mental health (collectively referred to as behavioral health) in the United States. SAMHSA selected specific topics and indicators in this report to represent a cross-section of the key behavioral health indicators that are assessed in SAMHSA data collections, including NSDUH. This report is intended to provide a concise, reader-friendly summary of key behavioral health measures for lay and professional audiences.
Results from the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States
Published: September 2017This report presents 2016 national estimates of use of alcohol, tobacco products, illicit drugs (such as, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, as well as the misuse of opioids, prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives), substance use disorders, and substance use treatment among people 12 years of age and older. It Includes national estimates of any mental illness, serious mental illness, major depressive episode, use of mental health services and suicidal ideation among adults ages 18 or older and national estimates of major depressive episode, use of mental health services among adolescents aged 12 to 17. Trend information on these topics are also presented.