Drug Abuse Warning Network
, 2004: National Estimates of Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits (DAWN Series D-28, DHHS Publication No.
The Drug Abuse Warning Network
(DAWN) report, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, shows that ER visits involving the non-medical use of prescription or over-the-counter drugs increased from 495,732 to 598,542 from 2004 to 2005.
SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, Drug Abuse Warning Network
By contrast, the most recent data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network
, which focuses on the urban areas that account for 58 percent of emergency rooms and 82 percent of E.
In the latter half of 2003 (the most recent year for which figures are available), there were 627,923 drug-related emergency room visits in the United States, according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network
of the U.
SAMHSA now has responsibility for the NHSDA, as well as for the Drug Abuse Warning Network
(DAWN), which gathers data on episodes of drug-related medical problems from hospital emergency rooms.
In 2001, there were 193,034 hospital emergency--department cases involving cocaine nationwide, or 10 percent more than in 2000 (according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network
According to the Drug Abuse Warning Network
, a public health surveillance system, methamphetamine-related emergency department visits have risen steadily from 2007 to 2011.