Overview

Morbidity and mortality due to substance use, misuse, and overdose have been rising steadily over the past two decades. Monitoring data trends helps assess increases or decreases and aids in targeted prevention opportunities for those most at risk. The maps and graphs within the Substance Use Dashboard present annual and quarterly data for selected substance use indicators.

Fatal Overdoses
Florida 2020

7,460

EMS Overdose Responses
Florida 2021

106,891

Naloxone Administered
Florida 2021

44,614

Annual Drug Arrests
Florida 2020

68,564

Prescriptions Dispensed
Florida 2021

15,300,313

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Florida 2020

1,121


Data displayed for selected substance use indicators may not reflect complete annual data (i.e., all 4 quarters). See detail tabs to view data by quarter.
Substances displayed for non-fatal overdose emergency department visits and hospitalizations are not mutually exclusive.
Drug Overdose Deaths, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Non-fatal Overdose Emergency Department Visits, Florida
Data Source: Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Non-fatal Overdose Hospitalizations, Florida
Data Source: Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
Naloxone Administration, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Health, EMSTARS
Prescriptions Dispensed, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Health
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Florida
Data Source: Florida Department of Health, Birth Defects Registry