How to Use This Page
The SEOW aims to connect people to data. As part of that goal, we have compiled frequently used data dashboards specific to substance use in Colorado, and at the national level. The following resources are neither owned nor operated by the SEOW. By clicking on each tile you will be navigated to the appropriate website. Each dashboard has corresponding background information, and instructions on how to best use the tool.
Using Equitable Data
Is the data you’re using equitable? The SEOW has created a Data Equity Checklist for data users to ensure they are using best practices when is comes to collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data.
Pregnancy Risks Assessment Monitoring System
Provides prevalence estimates for marijuana use before and during pregnancy, and postpartum. Data can be stratified by demographics.
Colorado Hospital Association
Colorado hospital and emergency department discharges with marijuana-related billing codes. Data available by demographics and geography.
Colorado RX Consortium Dashboard
Describes the unintended consequences of pharmaceutical opioid use in Colorado, both state and sub-state levels. Includes data surrounding pharmaceutical opioids, heroin, and benzodiazepines.
Healthy Kids Colorado Survey
Includes survey results from 2013-2019 cohorts. Data surrounds alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other substance use amount Colorado youth.
Colorado Drug Overdose Dashboard
Information on fatal and non-fatal overdose events. Includes crude and age-adjusted rates of overdose deaths, hospital admissions and emergency department visits, and controlled substances dispensed.
Youth Online lets you analyze national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from high school and middle school surveys conducted during 1991 – 2019 and Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) data from students aged 13-17 conducted during 2003 – 2015. YRBSS data can be filtered and sorted demographics, location, and health topic.
The Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System (BRFSS) Prevalence and Trends tools allows you to explore data by location or topic. Crude prevalence and age-adjusted prevalence data is available for state and selected metropolitan areas.
The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) SAE interactive tool allows you to quickly see data by state and sub-state area. Data is available for various mental health and substances use outcomes by age, geography, and year. Prevalence trends can be compared over time by outcome, age group, and geography.