42 U.S. Code § 290aa–4 - Data collection
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(a) Requirement of annual collection of data on mental illness and substance abuse
The Secretary, acting through the Administrator, shall collect data each year on—
(1) the national incidence and prevalence of the various forms of mental illness and substance abuse; and
(b) Requisite areas of data collection on mental health
With respect to the activities of the Administrator under subsection (a) of this section relating to mental health, the Administrator shall ensure that such activities include, at a minimum, the collection of data on—
(2) the number and demographic characteristics of individuals receiving treatment through such programs;
(c) Requisite areas of data collection on substance abuse
(1) With respect to the activities of the Administrator under subsection (a) of this section relating to substance abuse, the Administrator shall ensure that such activities include, at a minimum, the collection of data on—
(A) the number of individuals admitted to the emergency rooms of hospitals as a result of the abuse of alcohol or other drugs;
(B) the number of deaths occurring as a result of substance abuse, as indicated in reports by coroners;
(C) the number and variety of public and private nonprofit treatment programs, including the number and type of patient slots available;
(D) the number of individuals seeking treatment through such programs, the number and demographic characteristics of individuals receiving such treatment, the percentage of individuals who complete such programs, and, with respect to individuals receiving such treatment, the length of time between an individual’s request for treatment and the commencement of treatment;
(E) the number of such individuals who return for treatment after the completion of a prior treatment in such programs and the method of treatment utilized during the prior treatment;
(G) the costs of the different types of treatment modalities for drug and alcohol abuse and the aggregate relative costs of each such treatment modality provided within a State in each fiscal year;
(H) to the extent of available information, the number of individuals receiving treatment for alcohol or drug abuse who have private insurance coverage for the costs of such treatment;
(I) the extent of alcohol and drug abuse among high school students and among the general population; and
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title V, § 505, formerly § 509D, as added Pub. L. 100–690, title II, § 2052(a),Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4207; amended Pub. L. 101–93, § 3(b),Aug. 16, 1989, 103 Stat. 609; renumbered § 505,Pub. L. 102–321, title I, § 105,July 10, 1992, 106 Stat. 334; Pub. L. 103–43, title XX, § 2010(b)(7),June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 214.)
Section was formerly classified to section 290aa–11 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 102–321.
A prior section 290aa–4, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title V, § 506, formerly § 505, as added Apr. 26, 1983, Pub. L. 98–24, § 2(b)(7), 97 Stat. 178; renumbered § 506, Oct. 27, 1986, Pub. L. 99–570, title IV, § 4004(a), 100 Stat. 3207–109, which related to reports on alcoholism and alcohol and drug abuse, was renumbered section 503 of act July 1, 1944, by Pub. L. 102–321and transferred to section 290aa–2 of this title.
A prior section 505 of act July 1, 1944, was renumbered section 502 by section 102 ofPub. L. 102–321and is classified to section 290aa–1 of this title.
Another prior section 505 of act July 1, 1944, which was classified to section 223 of this title, was renumbered section 2105 of act July 1, 1944, by Pub. L. 98–24and transferred to section 300aa–4 of this title, renumbered section 2305 of act July 1, 1944, by Pub. L. 99–660and transferred to section 300cc–4 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–117, § 12(f),Oct. 7, 1985, 99 Stat. 495.
1993—Pub. L. 103–43, § 2010(b)(7), which directed the substitution of “section 238 of this title” for “section 300aaa of this title” in section 505(a)(2) of act July 1, 1944 (this section), could not be executed because the language did not appear. Amendment was probably intended for prior section 505 which was renumbered section 502 and amended generally by Pub. L. 102–321, § 102, which is classified to section 290aa–1 of this title.
1989—Subsec. (c)(1)(A). Pub. L. 101–93, § 3(b)(1), substituted “alcohol or” for “alcohol and”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 101–93, § 3(b)(2), substituted “this subsection” for “this section”.
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