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Addiction Treatment OhioState treatment data for substance use disorders are derived from two primary sources-an annual one-day census in N-SSATS and annual addiction treatment admissions from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). In the 2010 N-SSATS survey, Ohio showed a total of 35,763 clients in addiction treatment, the majority of whom (320 or 85.8%) were in outpatient addiction treatment. Of the total number of clients in treatment on this date, 3,001 were under the age of 18.

Across the years for which TEDS data are available, Ohio has seen a substantial shift in the constellation of problems present at treatment admission. Alcohol-only admissions have declined from 42 percent of all admissions in 1992 to 17 percent in 2010. Admissions for compounded drug and alcohol addictions now account for 54% of those in treatment.

Ohio Addiction Treatment Admissions

Ohio Primary Addiction Treatment Admissions: The graph at right depicts substance abuse treatment admissions in Alaska in 2010. The data shows that  marijuana is the most commonly cited drug among primary drug treatment admissions in Ohio, followed by heroin and other opiates.

The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) is an annual survey of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. It is conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). N-SSATS is designed to collect data on the location, characteristics, services offered, and number of clients in treatment at alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities (both public and private) throughout the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and other U.S. jurisdictions.

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Support for Community-Based Prevention in Ohio

Recognizing that local problems require local solutions, Drug Free Communities (DFC) organizations mobilize communities to prevent youth drug use by creating local data-driven strategies to reduce drug use in the community. ONDCP works to foster the growth of new coalitions and support existing coalitions through the DFC grants. In 2011, the following Ohio coalitions received grants from ONDCP:

AWAKE to a Safe and Healthy Community 
Butler County Coalition for Healthy, Safe, and Drug Free Communities
Champaign County Drug Free Youth Coalition
Chemical Abuse Prevention Association
Coalition for a Healthy Middleton
Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Fairfield
Columbiana County Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition
Community Awareness and Prevention Association (Broadview Heights)
Community Mental Health and Recovery Board
Drug Free Delaware Coalition
Dublin Adolescents and Community Together Coalition
East Cleveland Bridges of Hope
Holmes County Prevention Coalition
LAUNCH, Inc.
Logan County Drug Free Youth Coalition
Oregon Community and Family Coalition
Partners for a Drug-Free Milford Miami Township
Partnership for a Drug-Free Fulton County
People of Color Wellness Alliance (POCWA)
Prevention Partnership (Fremont)
Sandusky County Prevention Partnership
Shaker Heights Coalition for the Prevention of Youth Substance Use (Shaker Prevention Coalition)
Stark County Anti-Drug Coalition c/o ADAS Board of Stark County
Substance Abuse Initiative of Greater Cleveland
Substance Awareness Greater Anderson Coalition
Swanton Area Community Coalition, Inc.
Sylvania Community Action Team
The Lorrain County Communities that Care Partnership

Information compiled above is courtesy of: cdc.gov, oas.samhsa.gov, ondcp.gov, datafiles.samhsa.gov, dasis.samhsa.gov