This report informs a needs assessment to gauge drug-use behaviors, treatment needs, and prevention efforts through the lens of treatment providers across Nebraska.
After determining the scope of the literature review in collaboration with DHHS, researchers gathered relevant information from a variety of sources. The primary areas of interest include:
• National and Nebraska statistics.
• Initiation to drug use.
Data Sources Used
This literature review includes a combination of scholarly articles, federal and state agency documents, and key stakeholder publications. Local news sources were also reviewed to capture current information relevant to Nebraska.
Frain, Dawne; Lubischer, Rachel; Castrianno, Lynn; and Harder, Jeanette, "Drug Use Behaviors: A Review of National and State Trends in the Literature" (2019). Reports. 12.