Data on Prevalence of Common Behavioral Health Issues

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Data on Prevalence of Common Behavioral Health Issues

To better understand common behavioral health issues, this webpage shares data on key behavioral health indicators by gender, race/ethnicity, and age, such as substance use—alcohol, binge drinking, marijuana, and tobacco (vaping), ADD/ADHD, and bullying. 

 

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State Prevalence of Behavioral Health Issues Figure

​State Prevalence of Behavioral Health Issues (2017/2018)

State tile maps outlining the following data (as compared to the national average):

  1. Marijuana use in the past year
  2. Perceive great risk from smoking marijuana once a month
  3. Alcohol use in the past year
  4. Binge drinking in the past month
  5. Perceive great risk from binge drinking once or twice a week
  6. Pain reliever misuse in the past year
  7. Tobacco use in the past month
  8. Depressive episode in the past year
  9. Substance use disorder in the past year
  10. Needed treatment for substance use disorder

Prevalence of Past Year Substance Use (2019)

National prevalence of youth substance use in school and out of school.

Past Year Substance Use by Race/Ethnicity (2019)

National prevalence of youth substance use by race/ethnicity.

Substance Use and Mental Health of American Indian/Alaska Native Youth

Data showing alcohol, marijuana, tobacco use, suicide rates, and depressive episodes of AI/AN youth.

Past Year Substance Use by Gender (2019)

National prevalence of youth substance use among male and females.

Prevalence of ADD/ADHD by Demographics for 3-17 year-olds (2019)

Data by gender, age, and race/ethnicity.

Percent of 3-17 year olds Receiving Treatment for ADD/ADHD (2019)

Data by gender, age, and race/ethnicity.
Parent Report Figure

Parent Report of Prevalence of Flourishing 6-17 year-olds (2018)

Data by gender, age, and race/ethnicity.
Bullying At School Figure

Reported Bullying at School, Ages 12-18 (2005 – 2017)

Data by gender and race/ethnicity.

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