Measuring alcohol and drug dependence with New York City ADAM data.

The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program collects self-report survey information and urine specimens from adult arrestees in 35 cities nationwide. In 2000, a new survey instrument was fielded that includes questions about alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse and dependence. Despite high levels of drug use among national arrestee populations, no… CONTINUE READING