National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

U.S. Department of Labor

Tracks employment, vocational achievement, family composition, and alcohol and drug use

Individuals ages 14 to 22


Annual Started 1979

National Youth Survey

National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Assesses family, peer, and other influences on delinquent behaviors and substance abuse

Youths and one parent


Annual Started 1976

Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG)

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Provides early warning and epidemiology of drug use patterns, trends, and consequences, including risk factors and stages of use

Data gathered from public health agencies, medical and treatment facilities, criminal justice and correctional offices, law enforcement agencies, and other sources unique to local areas

Local, multijurisdictional

Semiannual Started 1976

Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program (ADAM) (formerly Drug Use Forecasting [DUF]) data 1996

National Institute of Justice

Monitors the extent of drug use among arrestees by demographic characteristics, charge at arrest, treatment history, and socioeconomic characteristics

Adult arrestees and juvenile detainees

Local, multijurisdictional

Annual Started 1997 (DUF 1986 to 1996)

The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement