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.
- *50-State Analysis of Drug Overdose Trends: The Evolving Opioid Crisis Across the States
- Infographics page for 50-State Analysis
- *Opioid-related and other drug poisoning deaths per 100,000 people
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
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)