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NCJ Number: 212297 Find in a Library
Title: Abuse Trends in Washington State: 2005 Report
Corporate Author: Washington State
Dept of Social and Health Services
Division of Institutions, Office of Research
United States of A
Date Published: December 2005
Page Count: 386
Sponsoring Agency: Washington State
Olympia, WA 98501
Sale Source: Washington State
Dept of Social and Health Services
Division of Institutions, Office of Research
P.O. Box 768
Olympia, WA 98501
United States of America
Publisher: http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/ 
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annual report presents comprehensive trend information on the prevalence and impact of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs in Washington State for the year 2005.
Abstract: Used as a valuable tool in guiding public policy decisions at both the State and local levels, this annual report presents a wealth of information on the effects that tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs have upon the health and well-being of an individual, their prevalence among youth and adults, and the toll they enact upon Washington State families and communities. The report is an important part of Washington State’s Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA) to document the impact and effectiveness of prevention and intervention efforts, and to highlight the importance of working with partners on the local, State, and Federal levels. The report contains a new DASA in Brief section which provides an update on the Division’s budget and the results of the most recent legislative session. The report is divided into six main sections: (1) the economic costs of substance abuse, (2) substance abuse prevalence and trends, (3) areas of substance abuse impact, (4) solutions in prevention and treatment, (5) outcomes in prevention and treatment, and (6) future policy issues confronting Washington State. Tables, charts and graphs
Main Term(s): Drug abuse
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Drug prevention programs; Drug statistics; Drug treatment; Drug treatment programs; State government; Tobacco use; Washington
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