Site Reports

Each month, NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors report on the current landscape of drug use in their communities. Trends include data on drug seizures, laboratory testing, novel psychoactive substances, and fatal/non-fatal overdoses. Site Director reports are archived below:

2023

Rapid Reports

NDEWS Sentinel Site Report, August 2023: What is happening in your area regarding xylazine-related wounds?

NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors’ responses to names for fentanyl

N,N-Dimethylpentylone Web Monitoring Report due to Florida and Atlanta Sentinel Site Reports

Notes from Site Directors

Quotes from NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors regarding 2FDCK (2-Fluorodeschloroketamine) in their area

Quotes from NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors regarding N,N-Dimethylpentylone in their area 

Quotes from NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors regarding nitazene analogs in their area

Quotes from NDEWS Sentinel Site Directors regarding xylazine’s impact in their area

Quote from Dr. Devika Bhatia, NDEWS Sentinel Site Director

Ozempic misuse responses from our Sentinel Sites

2022

Rapid Reports

SNOW Dashboard for Sentinel Site Data: Q3 2021 RADARS Fentanyl Poisonings

NDEWS Sentinel Site Trend Report, November 2021

NDEWS Sub-Studies

Gator WATCH™ and NDEWS Partnership: Wastewater collection from Sentinel Sites

2021

Annual Report

National Drug Early Warning System Summary Report for 2021: Results from Sentinel Site Surveillance

Notes from Site Directors

Dr. Jane Maxwell’s question on fentanyl in methamphetamine and cocaine

Rapid Reports

NDEWs Sentinel Site Trend Report- November 2021

Archived Site Reports 2015-2020

NDEWS was first funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2014 as an expansion of its longstanding Community Epidemiology Workgroup (CEWG). Through July 2020, the first iteration of this system was overseen by researchers at the University of Maryland Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR). Their site reports from 2015–2020 are archived below for Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Seattle, Los Angeles, Maine, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Southeastern Florida, and Texas.

Highlights from NDEWS 2020 Sentinel Site Reports

Atlanta Metro

Atlanta Metro 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Atlanta Metro 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Atlanta Metro 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Atlanta Metro 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Atlanta Metro 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Atlanta Metro 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Chicago Metro

Chicago Metro 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Chicago Metro 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Chicago Metro 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Chicago Metro 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Chicago Metro 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Chicago Metro 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Denver Metro

Denver Metro 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Denver Metro 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Denver Metro 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Denver Metro 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Denver Metro 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Denver Metro 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Detroit/Wayne County

Detroit 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Detroit 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Detroit 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Detroit 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Detroit 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Detroit 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

King County/Seattle Area

Seattle 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Seattle 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Seattle 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Seattle 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Seattle 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Seattle 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Los Angeles County

Los Angeles 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Los Angeles 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Los Angeles 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Los Angeles 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Los Angeles 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Los Angeles 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Maine

Maine 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Maine 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Maine 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Maine 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Maine 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Maine 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

New York City

New York City 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

New York City 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

New York City 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

New York City 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

New York City 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

New York City 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Philadelphia

Philadelphia 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Philadelphia 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Philadelphia 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Philadelphia 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Philadelphia 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Philadelphia 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

San Francisco City and County

San Francisco 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

San Francisco 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

San Francisco 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

San Francisco 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

San Francisco 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

San Francisco 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Southeastern Florida

Southeastern Florida 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Southeastern Florida 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Southeastern Florida 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Southeastern Florida 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Southeastern Florida 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Southeastern Florida 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Texas

Texas 2020: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Texas 2019: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Texas 2018: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Texas 2017: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Texas 2016: Drug Use Patterns and Trends

Texas 2015: Sentinel Community Site Profile

Last modified: 01/05/2024

The National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (U01DA051126) to the University of Florida (PI: Cottler; Co-Is: Goldberger, Nixon, Striley), New York University (Co-I: Palamar), and Florida Atlantic University (Co-I: Barenholtz).