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Division of Substance Abuse Services

  Statistics, Resources, and Links

Tennessee Statistics:

Tennessee Access to Recovery (TN-ATR):
2004-2007 Outcomes Evaluation Report

Treatment Effectiveness for Repeat DUI Offenders in Tennessee 2006-2007

Substance Abuse Treatment Effectiveness in Tennessee:
2005-2006 Statewide Treatment Outcomes Evaluation

For additional Substance Abuse in Tennessee Reports:

2007 Tennessee Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results
The Tennessee Department of Education conducts the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) during each odd numbered year. The 2007 YRBS data is weighted and the results can be generalized to all students in Tennessee public schools in grades 9-12.

Prior Years Reports:

National Survey on Drug Use & Health formerly called the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies State Data on Substance Abuse:

Treatment Episode Data Set

TEDS provides information on the demographic and substance abuse characteristics of the 1.9 million annual admissions to treatment for abuse of alcohol and drugs in facilities that report to individual State administrative data systems.

TEDS is an admission-based system, and TEDS admissions do not represent individuals. Thus, for example, an individual admitted to treatment twice within a calendar year would be counted as two admissions.
TEDS does not include all admissions to substance abuse treatment. It includes admissions to facilities that are licensed or certified by the State substance abuse agency to provide substance abuse treatment (or are administratively tracked for other reasons). In general, facilities reporting TEDS data are those that receive State alcohol and/or drug agency funds (including Federal Block Grant funds) for the provision of alcohol and/or drug treatment services.

Data updated quarterly.

National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS)

N-SSATS is an annual survey designed to collect data on the location, characteristics, and use of alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities and services throughout the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and other U.S. jurisdictions.

N-SSATS is designed to collect information from all facilities in the United States, both public and private, that provide substance abuse treatment.

Data are updated annually (last survey reference date March 30, 2007).

Additional Resources:

Tennessee Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Providers

Tennessee Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

Tennessee Association of Addiction and Behavioral Health Services

American Society of Addiction Medicine

NAADAC- The National Association for Addiction Professionals

National Association of State Alcohol Drug Abuse Directors

National Institute on Drug Abuse

SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidenced-based Program’s and Practices

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Links