Research & Resources

The NSDUH Report: Monthly Variation in Substance Use Initiation Among Adolescents

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), conducted annually by SAMHSA, provides nationaland state-level data on the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs (including nonmedical use of prescriptiondrugs) and mental health in the United States. SAMHSA summarizes data and findings in a full survey reportannually as well as in short reports related to underage drinking. This short report addresses Monthly Variation in Substance Use Initiation among Adolescents.
https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/NSDUH080/NSDUH080/SR080InitiationSubstanceUse2012.htm