New SAMHSA Report on Addiction Funding and Prevalence

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new report that details the amount of grant money the agency gives to each state alongside data on state alcohol and other drug use and other information.

    The “State in Brief” reports cover all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. Also included are the number and type of treatment programs in each state, data on the number of people seeking treatment, and information on underage tobacco use and mental illness.

    State-to-state comparisons on drug prevalence also is included. The reports can be downloaded from the SAMHSA website.


    February 2009