The Behavioral Health Resources and Technical Assistance (BHRT) Program currently employs the following data sources in its research.
Maryland Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW)
The Maryland Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) provides state substance abuse prevention and treatment providers, policy-makers, researchers, and citizens with information about the consumption, risk factors, and consequences associated with alcohol, tobacco, and drug use in Maryland.
MDH Overdose Data and Reports
The Maryland Department of Health works to protect and promote the health of the public by creating healthy people in healthy communities; strengthening partnerships between state and local governments, the business community, and all health care providers in Maryland; and building a world class organization grounded in the principles of quality and learning, accountability, cultural sensitivity, and efficiency.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
The Maryland Public Opinion Survey (MPOS)
In 2015, the BHRT Program began collecting data on Marylanders' perception and use of drugs, with an emphasis on opioids, using the state-wide Maryland Public Opinion Survey. For more information about MPOS, please contact BHRT at BHRT@rx.umaryland.edu.
The Maryland Young Adult Survey on Alcohol (MYSA)
MYSA collects data on Maryland young adults' (18-25 years) use and perception of alcohol. For more information about MYSA, please contact BHRT at BHRT@rx.umaryland.edu.