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1 M. Fe Caces, Ph.D. Statistician/Demographer Office of National Drug Control Policy Executive Office of the President Washington, DC Presentation for the Treatment Demand Indicator (TDI) 2006 Meeting with International Organizations, EMCDDA/OEDT Lisbon, Portugal, September 2006 Drug Treatment Demand among Youth in the United States

2 Past Year Users Past Month Users Lifetime Users Most Frequently Used Illicit Drugs, 2005 Number in Millions, Ages 12 or Older Number in Thousands, Ages 12 to 17 Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. 8/2006

3 Use and Dependence/Abuse for Ages 12 to 17 Percent who are Dependent/Abuser in the Past Year Number in Thousands Source: SAMHSA, 2004 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

4 More Than 2 Million Youths Estimated to be Substance Dependents or Abusers in the Past Year Past Year Dependent/Abusers, Aged 12 to 17 (in Thousands) 9/2006 Dependence or abuse is based on the definition found in the 4th Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (September 2006).

5 Number in Thousands Substance Abuse or Dependence in the Past Year, by Detailed Age Category Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (September 2006). 8/2006

6 Substance Dependence or Abuse in the Past Year, by Age and Gender: 2005 Percent Dependent or Abusing in Past Year

7 Percent who are dependent or abusing (Aged 12 to 17) Substance Abuse or Dependence among Youth in the Past Year, by Race/Ethnicity Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (September 2006). 8/2006

8 Substance Abuse or Dependence among Youth in the Past Year, by County Type Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (September 2006). 8/2006 Percent who are dependent or abusing (Aged 12 to 17)

9 Number in Thousands Received Substance Use Treatment in the Past Year, by Detailed Age Category Source: SAMHSA, 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (September 2006). 8/2006

10 Among youths aged 12 to 17 who were classified as in need of drug treatment, almost nine out of ten did not feel the need for treatment. Total in need of treatment = 1.4 million youths. 9/2006 Source: SAMHSA, Substance Use Treatment Need among Adolescents: The NSDUH Report, Issue 24 (2006).

11 Primary Substance of Abuse among Younger Admissions to Treatment, 2004 Source: SAMHSA, 2004 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). 9/2006 Marijuana Opiates Alcohol Stimulants Cocaine Other

12 Source of Referral among Younger Admissions to Treatment, 2004 Source: SAMHSA, 2004 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). 9/2006 Self/Individual School Criminal Justice System Other Community Other


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