Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Measure ID: 60701011

Measure Title: Adults with a major depressive episode (MDE) in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: National - 2008 to 2016

State - 2012-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, race, ethnicity, sex, location of residence

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: People age 18 and over with a major depressive episode in the past year

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received treatment or counseling for depression in the past year

Comments: An MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms for depression as described in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

Treatment is defined as seeing or talking to a medical doctor or other professional or using prescription medication for depression in the past year. Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures or unknown treatment data were excluded.

Data prior to 2008 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.

Measure ID: 60701021

Measure Title: Children ages 12-17 with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: National: 2008 to 2016

State: 2012-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, race, ethnicity, sex, location of residence

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: Children ages 12-17 with a major depressive episode in the past year

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received treatment for depression in the past year

Comments: An MDE is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms for depression as described in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

Treatment is defined as seeing or talking to a medical doctor or other professional or using prescription medication for depression in the past year. Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures or unknown treatment data were excluded.

Data prior to 2008 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.

Measure ID: 60702011

Measure Title: People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: 2015-2016

Population subgroups: Age, sex, race, ethnicity, location of residence, education, income

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: US civilian noninstitutionalized population age 12 and over who needed treatment for any illicit drug use or alcohol problem

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received treatment for illicit drug use or alcohol problem at a specialty facility in the past year

Comments: Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year:

(1) were dependent on illicit drugs or alcohol;

(2) abused illicit drugs or alcohol; or

(3) received treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem at a specialty facility (i.e., drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities), hospital (inpatient only), or a mental health center.

Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics (nonmedical use) (based on data from original questions), not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006

Estimates include people who received treatment specifically for illicit drugs or alcohol, as well as people who received treatment but did not specify for which substances they were treated.

Data prior to 2015 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.

Measure ID: 60702021

Measure Title : People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: 2015-2016

Population subgroups: Age, sex, race, ethnicity, location of residence, education, income

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 12 and over who needed treatment for any illicit drug use

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received treatment for illicit drug use at a specialty facility in the past year

Comments: Receipt of any illicit drug treatment at a specialty facility refers to treatment received at a hospital (inpatient), a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), or mental health center to reduce or stop drug use or for medical problems associated with drug use.

Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year:

(1) were dependent on any illicit drug or;

(2) abused any illicit drug; or

(3) received treatment for an illicit drug problem at a specialty facility, i.e., drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities [inpatient or outpatient]), hospitals (inpatient only), or mental health centers.

Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), inhalants, hallucinogens, heroin, or prescription-type psychotherapeutic medications (nonmedical use) (based on data from original questions), not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.

Data prior to 2015 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.

Measure ID: 60702031

Measure Title: People age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: 2015-2016

Population subgroups: Age, sex, race, ethnicity, location of residence, education, income

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 12 and over who needed treatment for an alcohol problem

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received treatment for an alcohol problem at a specialty facility in the last 12 months

Comments: Receipt of alcohol treatment at a specialty facility refers to treatment received at a hospital (inpatient), a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), or a mental health center in order to reduce or stop alcohol use or for medical problems associated with alcohol use.

Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year--(1) were dependent on alcohol, (2) abused alcohol, or (3) received treatment for alcohol use at a specialty facility.

Data prior to 2008 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.

Measure ID: 60702091

Measure Title: Adults with opioid (either prescription opioid or heroin) use disorder in the past year

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National

Years available: 2017

Population subgroups: Age, sex, race, ethnicity, education, income, location of residence

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who had opioid (either prescription opioid or heroin) use disorder in the past year

Comments: Past-year opioid use disorder is defined as heroin use disorder or prescription opioid use disorder in the past year based on assessments of individual diagnostic criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition.

Measure ID: 150504021

Measure Title: Adults who received mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Table Description:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: National: 2002-2016

State: 2011-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, location (residence), race/ethnicity, sex

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: US civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who reported receipt of mental health treatment or counseling in the past year

Measure ID: 150504031

Measure Title: Adults who received outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Descriptions:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: National: 2002-2016

State: 2011-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, location (residence), race/ethnicity, sex

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who reported receipt of outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the past year

Measure ID: 150504041

Measure Title: Adults who received prescription medications for mental health treatment in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Descriptions:

Geographic representation: National, State

Years available: National: 2002-2016

State: 2011-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, location (residence), race/ethnicity, sex

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: US civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who reported receipt of counseling or prescription medications for treatment of a mental health condition or problem in the past year

Measure ID: 301581041

Measure Title: Adults who received inpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Descriptions:

Geographic representation: National

Years available: 2002-2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, location (residence), race/ethnicity, sex

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 18 and over

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who reported receipt of inpatient mental health treatment or counseling in the past year


Comments: This measure is retired from NHQRDR in 2016

Measure ID: 301581051

Measure Title: Adolescents and adults who received any treatment for illicit drug use or an alcohol problem in the last 12 months

Measure Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Table Descriptions:

Geographic representation: National

Years available: National: 2010 to 2016

Population subgroups: Age, education, income, location (residence), race/ethnicity, sex

Data Sources: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

Denominator: U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population age 12 and over who needed treatment for any illicit drug use or alcohol problem

Numerator: Subset of the denominator who received any treatment for illicit drug use or in the last 12 months

Comments: Respondents were classified as needing treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem if they met at least one of three criteria during the past year:

(1) dependent on illicit drugs or alcohol;

(2) abuse of illicit drugs or alcohol; or

(3) received treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol problem at a specialty facility (i.e., drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities [inpatient or outpatient], hospitals [inpatient only], and mental health centers).

Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics (nonmedical use) (based on data from original questions) not including methamphetamine items added in 2005 and 2006.

Receipt of illicit drug or alcohol treatment at a specialty facility refers to treatment received at a hospital (inpatient), a rehabilitation facility (inpatient or outpatient), or mental health center in order to reduce or stop illicit drug or alcohol use, or for medical problems associated with illicit drug or alcohol use.

Estimates include people who received treatment specifically for illicit drugs or alcohol, as well as people who received treatment but did not specify for what substances.

Comments: This measure is retired from NHQRDR in 2016

Data prior to 2010 are dropped because they are not appropriate for trend analysis due to survey and questionnaire changes.