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Regional Needs Assessments

Prevention today for a better tomorrow

What Is An RNA?

Data Collection

Provides comprehensive information about trends, outcomes, and consequences associated with drug and alcohol use within the region and across the state

Information for Stakeholders

Provides useful information to stakeholders like policymakers, health care workers, substance abuse counselors or specialists and many more

Data Sharing

Serves as a template for sharing information with stakeholders in the future and will help with the development of programs related to the substance abuse field 


Topics Discussed in the rNA

Environmental Risk Factors

Education 
Criminal Activity

Mental Health

Suicide
Depression
Psychiatric Hospital Admissions

Social Factors

Teen Births 
Divorce 
Social Norms of Substance Consumption

Accessibility

Perceived Access
Alcohol Access
Marijuana Access

Perceived Risk of Harm

Alcohol
Marijuana
Prescription Drugs

Regional Consumption

Age of Early Initiation 
Current and Lifetime Use 
College Student Alcohol Consumption

Emerging Trends

Synthetic Cannabinoids
Synthetic Cathinodes
E-Cigarettes & Vaping

Consequences

Hospitalization and Treatment
Legal Consequences 
Mortality

Environmental Protective Factors

School Domain
Family Domain 
Community Domain

Which RNA Are You Looking For?