*statistics are based in Sacramento County
This report aims to identify risk factors of prescription opioid misuse in Sacramento County. The data source for the report is the California Department of Justice (DOJ) prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), known as the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES). Indicators of potential misuse of opioid prescriptions used in this report were adapted from indicator lists developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Brandeis University Center for Excellence. This report and additional Health Status Reports produced by the Sacramento County Epidemiology Unit can be found here.
GHSA’s Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States presents new research to examine the impact of marijuana and opioids on driving ability and provides recommendations on how best to address these emerging challenges.
The Be Healthy Sacramento website includes two Opioid Prescription Indicators, available at the patient zip-code level: 1) Percentage of population that is and opioid prescription patient, and 2) the rate of prescriptions of opioid drugs in patient’s local per 10,000 population. Several other health indicators can be found on this website.
This fact sheet provides a two-page overview of the statistics and facts surrounding the opioid addiction and overdose epidemic.
The State-wide and County-specific dashboards and data available through this application are the result of ongoing collaboration between the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Department of Justice (DOJ), and the California Health Care Foundation. The goal is to provide a data tool with enhanced visualization and integration of statewide and geographically-specific non-fatal and fatal opioid-involved overdose and opioid prescription data.
This query system includes data on the health consequences (deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits) of substances with potential to cause substance use disorders.
This site uses color coded United States maps that highlight state and community hot spots for overdoses and increased opioid prescribing patterns, and tracks emerging use patterns. See how your state/community compares to other areas.
The statistical tables on this page reflect the acquisition, prescription, and dispensation aggregate data reported to DOJ pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 11165(d).