domingo, 22 de junio de 2014

Headlines: Emergency Department Visits Involving Methamphetamine Rise

Headlines: Emergency Department Visits Involving Methamphetamine Rise

SAMHSA Headlines

New SAMHSA report shows emergency department visits related to the use of the illicit drug methamphetamine rose from 67,954 in 2007 to 102,961 in 2011.
The purpose of this program is to support states in implementing the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention goals and objectives focused on preventing suicide and suicide attempts among working-age adults age 25–64 to reduce the overall suicide rate and number of suicides in the United States nationally.
SAMHSA is providing supplemental funding for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to expand and enhance the currently funded chat services from 12 hours a day to 24/7 coverage.
New SAMHSA report shows that among the programs offering tobacco use cessation services, 39 percent offered counseling, 22 percent offered nicotine replacement medication, and 16 percent offered non-nicotine medication.
New SAMHSA report shows that on an average day, 3.2 million young adults used marijuana, 57,304 used heroin, 51,319 used cocaine, 46,179 used hallucinogens, and 17,868 used inhalants.
The SAMHSA-sponsored Helpline, 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746, offers counseling to those affected by human-caused and natural disasters.

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