Check Your Community’s Treatment Profile
How big a problem is addiction in your community? The latest report won’t provide all the answers, but it will give you a snapshot of treatment admissions — if you live in one of the 27 communities where data was collected.
The Metro Briefs from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — drawn from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS), include demographic info, substance-use breakdowns, referral sources, and type of care provided. Get yours free from the SAMHSA website.