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There is also a nationwide early warning system in the US known as the Drug Abuse Warning Network, or DAWN.
The Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG) of NIDA, which has monitored drug use patterns for more than 25 years, bases its annual reports on a number of indicators, including the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse mentioned earlier, the Drug Abuse Warning Network (based on emergency room statistics), Uniform Crime Reports by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and data from the National Institute of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration (Hatem, 2001).
In June 1994, the federal Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) released its annual survey of coroners in four dozen major cities.
Statistics compiled by the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), a project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, support the view that abuse of prescribed narcotics is not a major risk for older patients.
The health risk associated with oxycodone abuse is exemplified by Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) data, which estimated 22,397 emergency department mentions for oxycodone in 2002.
The report, based on the 2011 Drug Abuse Warning Network, or DAWN report, showed that 67% of bath salt--related ED visits involved the use of another drug, such as marijuana.
was drawn from the agency's Drug Abuse Warning Network, a public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related emergency department visits throughout the nation.
Population-based counts of drug-related deaths for methadone and other opioids in 2009 came from 13 states in the Medical Examiner component of the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN): Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia.
It also includes data from 13 states involved in the Drug Abuse Warning Network.
The Drug Abuse Warning Network reported > 15,000 emergency department (ED) visits for nonmedical tramadol use in 2009, which was more than the number of ED visits for codeine products (7,958) or propoxyphene products (9,526), but much fewer than visits for hydrocodone (86,258) or oxycodone (148,449) products.

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