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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.
Advisory: Expanding Implementation of Mental Health Awareness Trainings in the Workplace
Take Action to Prevent Underage Alcohol Use
The Essential Aspects of Parity: A Training Tool for Policymakers
Published: April 2022This document provides an overview of essential information necessary for understanding mental health and substance use disorder parity and how to implement and comply with federal parity laws. This guide applies to parity laws in employer-sponsored health plans and group and individual insurance.
Understanding Parity: A Guide to Resources for Families and Caregivers
Published: April 2022There are protections in federal law, collectively known as “parity,” which are designed to ensure that certain types of health plans cover mental and substance use disorders no less generously than they cover other health issues. This resource can guide you to helpful materials and places.