Colorado Drug Trends

August 2018

Prepared by Stephanie Russell, MSW

Key Takeaways

  • Alcohol has the largest number of treatment admissions since 2009
  • Alcohol, Heroin, and Meth account for 75% of all treatment records in CY2017
  • Twenty-five through 34 year olds account for the highest volume of treatment admissions for five out of six substances observed
  • White race and male gender continue to be the most frequent demographics admitted to treatment
  • The gender gap is the smallest for prescription opioids

Read the full report here.