Health and Mental Health
Primary Substance of Choice for Persons Admitted for Substance Abuse Treatment Services in Boone County
Definition: A comparison of the top 5 substances of choice for persons admitted for substance abuse treatment services in Boone County.
Rationale: This statistic meets most criteria and provides a way to compare what types of substance abuse most affect people within the community.
Data Source:This information is available on an annual basis in the Department of Mental health – Annual Status Report on Missouri’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems. http://www.dmh.missouri.gov/ada/rpts/status.htm.