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Alcohol addiction treatment admissions in past year, Rate

Source
DMHAS
Definition
Non-duplicative number of alcohol addiction clients served in past year.
Data Group
Alcohol addiction treatment admissions in past year
Dates Available
2006,2007,2008,2009
Publisher
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Collection Method
Data is based on the zip code of the client receiving treatment and the towns of Union and Stafford share the same zip code.
Importance
Utilization data for substance abuse treatment services are directly related to abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
Strengths
The indicator addresses the degree to which the population age 18 and older received substance abuse treatment services.
Limitations
Certain substance abuse treatment clients are not included in the DMHAS database those who receive services through the Veterans Administration, general hospital and mutual help programs and private practitioners.
Frequency
Annual
Table Name
DMHAS_CountySubdivision
Geography Level
State, Town
Domains
Health , Engaged Communities and Strong Families
Subdomains
Substance Abuse , Substance Abuse
Subject matter
Addiction