This 2004 Information Brief examines the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for the 2002 to 2003 period. Explaining how the survey works and what it measures, the Brief notes that the NSDUH found no significant change in youth drug use during that period. The Brief also points out that the NSDUH found the main reason respondents cited for not seeking treatment was cost and insurance barriers.
Original Publication: September 2004
Download the PDF: Illicit Drug Use: What the National Survey on Drug Use and Health Tells Us