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Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Report

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The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. Tribal Epidemiology Center (ITCA TEC) is pleased to present the Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Surveillance Report among American Indians in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. This report was prepared in response to Tribal leadership prioritizing behavioral health and substance abuse as a top concern in the Indian Health Service Phoenix and Tucson Service Areas.

Description:
The purpose of the Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Surveillance among American Indians in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah report is to provide information to the tribes we serve. This report focuses on indicators of behavioral health and substance abuse in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. This surveillance report demonstrates current trends in behavioral health and substance abuse using data requested from state surveillance systems and national surveys, including hospital discharge, vital statistics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), and Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBSS) data.