Admissions Data State by State Show Dramatic Shifts

United States map depicting patterns in admissions rates for specific types of substance abuse relating to geographic regions

 

Pacific Region

Highest methamphetamine/amphetamine treatment admission rates (1998 to 2008). Includes: Washington state, Oregon, California, Hawaii, and Alaska.

West North Central Region

Only region with increase in alcohol admission rates (9 percent) in 2008 compared to 1998. Includes: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri.

Middle Atlantic Region

Highest cocaine treatment admission rates (1998 to 2008). Includes: New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

New England and Middle Atlantic Regions

Highest heroin treatment admission rates (1998 to 2008). Includes: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

East South Central and New England Regions

Highest treatment admission rates for opiates other than heroin (1998 to 2008). Includes: Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

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