Substance Abuse

Resource: Combating the Opioid Crisis: Schools, Students, Families

This website describes the federal government’s approach to addressing the opioid crisis and shares what schools, students, and families can do to prevent opioid misuse.

Helping Others Live Sober

The mission of the “Helping Others” Research Project at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry is to improve the quality of life for youth, families, and communities by providing a continuum of scientific information, education, and personal experiences related to the role of service in addiction recovery.

Report: Substance Use Among 12th Grade Aged Youths, by Dropout Status

This report uses combined data from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health from 2002 to 2014 to identify 12th grade-aged youth who had dropped out of school and to describe their substance use compared to their peers who were currently attending school.

Report: Children Living with Parents Who Have a Substance Use Disorder

This report presents estimates of the number of children aged 17 or younger who lived with a parent with a substance use disorder, alcohol use disorder, or illicit drug use disorder based on combined data from the 2009 to 2014 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health.