The Delaware 2021 Epidemiological Profile Report – Substance Use, Mental Health, and Related Issues

The 2021 Profile includes updated Delaware and national data from 40 sources such as the Delaware School Survey, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Systems, Youth Risk Behavior Survey,  and the National Survey on Children’s Health, among others. Additional chapters cover mental health and wellness, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), pre-natal substance exposure, LGBQ and T youth, and protective factors. Each chapter includes a narrative to provide context for the data presentation and “Data in Action” sections to illustrate how the data can be used to inform prevention planning, policy, and programs. The report is also downloadable by chapters. For highlights, please see the Executive SummaryThe report is also accompanied by a series of related infographics.