About The Data

Dashboard Description Source Timeframe Data Suppression Update Frequency
Treatment Alabama residents that have received treatment for Substance Use Disorder from the Alabama Department of Mental Health Alabama Department of Mental Health 2014-2020 Any combination of time and demographic categories that results in less than ten cases for a geographic area is suppressed. Quarterly
Emergency Room Alabama residents who visited an emergency room because of an overdose Alabama Department of Public Health 2016-2019 Counties with < 10 deaths in a year not reported Annually
Prescriptions Number of prescriptions per 100 residents in Alabama by year Center for Disease Control (IQVIA Database) 2006-2018 None - county level data adjusted for population Annually
EMS Overdoses Persons in Alabama that utilized Emergency Medical Services for a drug overdose or apparent drug overdose Alabama Department of Public Health
Emergency Medical services Database
2019 Counties with < 10 incidents in a year not reported Annually
Opioid Related Deaths Persons in Alabama that have died of an apparent overdose Center for Disease Control and
Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Public Reports
2014-2019 Counties with < 10 incidents in a year not reported Annually
Drug Related Arrests Alabama arrests due to possession and sale of controlled substances Alabama Statistical Analysis Center 2014-2019 None - data publicly available Annually
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