NDEWS has identified these national data dashboards and/or drug reports regarding opioids and overdoses. This information is updated frequently by each organization cited. NDEWS will review these links periodically and provide updated information as we find it. Information about all 50 states and the District of Columbia can be found here.

*Interactive dashboards are indicated with an asterisk.



CDC Data Overview: Overview of the Drug Overdose Epidemic: Behind the Numbers

CDC / National Center for Health Statistics: 

SHADAC: State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. 

CDC: Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) 

CMS: Medicare Part D Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

CMS: Medicaid State Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

IHS: Indian Health Service | Opioid Crisis Data: Understanding the Epidemic

JAMA Original Investigation: Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Opioid Prescribing Practices by State, United States, 2006-2017

JAMA Research letter: County-Level Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2015 and 2017

NIDA: Overdose Death Rates

NIHCM Foundation: *The Evolution of the Opioid Crisis: 2000-2017

ARCOS: Data made available through litigation covering opioid shipments from 2006 to 2014


Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System (PDAPS/NIDA): Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws 
*Tool for looking up civil vs criminal immunity; differences for prescribers, pharmacists, dispensers and lay people. 

University of Wisconsin Population and Health Institute: *County Health Rankings.
To view drug info by state, click the state of interest > measures > select a measure > additional measures > health behaviors > and choose drug overdose deaths

amfAR: The Foundation for AIDS Research: *Opioid and Health Indicators Database

KFF: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Opioid Overdose Death Rates and All Drug Overdose Death Rates per 100,000 Population (Age-Adjusted) 


RHIhub: Rural Data Explorer


*National Report: Apparent Opioid-related Deaths in Canada (April 2019)



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