Substance Abuse

Bureau of Justice Statistics
This federal agency compiles Drugs & Crime Facts on drug-related crimes, law enforcement, corrections, drug use and public opinion about drugs.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Monitoring the Future
An ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.
The website includes data tables and a list of publications.
Datasets and online analysis are available from ICPSR.

Trends and Statistics
This agency of the National Institutes of Health provides a page with publications and related links that include trends and statistics.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Data and Dissemination
The main data page that links to surveys, state profiles, reports and other tools.

Browse Series
Links to various survey series conducted by SAMHSA departments.

National Survey on Drug Use and Health
The primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in the general U.S. civilian non institutionalized population, age 12 and older.

Drug Abuse Warning Network
Public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related hospital emergency visits and drug-related deaths. The most recent report is from 2011, but notes on the website indicate the system is being reinstated.

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
Information and tools targeted at communities, clinicians and policy makers.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency
Some drug-related statistics can be found on the DEA statistics website.