This is a brief report on some of the important trends Southwest Prevention is monitoring in the Southwest Five Counties of Utah. For a list of data sources we use to compile this report please click here. If you have further questions regarding the information found here, please contact our Research Coordinator.
Trends are constantly changing. The information included here is simply a brief report compiled by Southwest Prevention showing information that we deem significant based on our ongoing research. This report was last updated February, 2010.
Most abused substances in the Southwest Counties:
(Please note that this order varies based on data sources, demographics and locations. What you see here is our estimated average of the combined demographics and data sources.)
2. Tobacco (Cigarettes and Chewing Tobacco)
4. Prescription Drugs
- a. Sedatives
- b. Painkillers
5. Inhalants (glue, gasses, and sprays)
Substances Increasing in Abuse in the Southwest Counties:
3. Chewing Tobacco