From 2010-2021, the rate of drug overdose deaths in the US involving stimulants such as methamphetamine increased over 7-fold. This dashboard serves to track patterns in methamphetamine use and its consequences, including availability, prevalence of use, driving under the influence, poisoning, healthcare utilization, deaths, and methamphetamine use disorder treatment in Los Angeles County. The information presented here can be used to inform data-driven planning of and to evaluate prevention and treatment services.
This story was developed by the Health Outcomes and Data Analytics (HODA) Division of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) Bureau in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. For information regarding this story, please contact Tina Kim, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org