The Central Data Repository (CDR) provides rapid access to current data from the various statewide agencies regarding the nationwide drug use epidemic.
Through statewide partnerships and data sharing capabilities, studies on the treatment, prevention, and prediction of drug abuse are now possible.
A key finding from the Governor Ivey's Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council was the need to establish a Central Data Repository (CDR) so that all opioid data could be evaluated holistically. The CDR is meant to hold data and distribute results to partner agencies and the public, thus allowing for rapid response to outbreaks of overdoses and other opioid-related events, as well as providing a framework to measure the progress of initiatives in place to address the crisis.
These data views show statewide information regarding drug use and outcomes in Alabama. Clicking on each subject with take you to an interactive dashboard with the most updated information according to the subject.
This data represents Alabama residents that have received treatment for Substance Use Disorder from the Alabama Department of Mental Health.
This data represents persons in Alabama who visited an emergency room because of an overdose.
Opioid prescriptions come in many forms and these data represent the combined statistical summaries of all possible opioid prescription variants.
This data represents people in Alabama that utilized Emergency Medical Services for a drug overdose or an apparent drug overdose.
This data represents the people in Alabama that have died of an apparent overdose. This dashboard includes all drug overdoses, as well as opioid-specific overdoses.
In 2018, there were some staggering statistics that rank Alabama as one of the worst states in the nation for substance abuse.