A Day in the Life of American Adolescents: Substance Use Facts Update
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2013
This report presents facts about adolescent substance use, including information on the initiation of substance use, past year substance use, emergency department visits, and receipt of substance use treatment. The data presented are from the 2010 and 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs), the 2010 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), and the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN).
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.