Research briefs and fact sheets
Behavioral Health Barometer 2015 USA, with 2014 NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health.) Published Feb. 2016.
Animated infographic about new Texas laws re: synthetic drugs, from Texas Tribune, Sept. 2015:
SAMHSA Brief on Behavioral Health in Texas, Published January 2015
Fact Sheet on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, from the TX Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities, Dec. 2014.
SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use and Health: 2013 Overview of National Findings, Published September 2014
NIDA Fact Sheet: Prescription Drugs, Published May 2013
Heroin Infographic from NSDUH data, July 2015:
CDC Fact Sheet: Prescription Drugs and Overdose, Updated July 2013
CDC Fact Sheet: Underage Drinking, Updated January 2014
School Health Policies and Practices Study: 2012 Overview of National Results
U.S. Census Bureau releases 2013 Income, Poverty, and Health Data (September 2014 press release)
Online Tools and Databases
CDC Drug Overdoses – Data Visualization Online Tool. 2002-2014 by county/state/country.
College Campus Drug Crime Stats, from Project Know
DSHS Texas Health Data & Center for Health Statistics
Economic Profiles, by city or area, from the Texas Labor Market and Career Information Department
CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey: 2013 Results, by State or Metro, plus comparison tool
CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey: 2013 Texas Results (quicklink)
Reports and Studies
HIDTA Report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado, September 2015.
Addiction Research Institute @ University of Texas – Substance Abuse Trends in Texas: June 2015
PIRE Report on the Cost of Underage Drinking in Texas, March 2015