The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2018 public-use file is the latest in the NSDUH series. The NSDUH 2018 data is available to download on the SAMHDA site and available to analyze in the Public-use Data Analysis System (PDAS).


On August 28, 2019, the following enhancements were implemented for the Public-use Data Analysis System (PDAS):

  • Added the TEDS-A 2000-2017 concatenated PUF
  • Updated the Codebooks link to automatically open the selected study’s codebook
  • Updated Logistic Regression to run properly
  • Updated the footer to match the SAMHSA site

To view these enhancements in PDAS, select Analyze > Public Data (PDAS) from the menu bar.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is pleased to announce the release of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2018 Annual Report.


SAMHSA will release the latest data findings from the 2018 NSDUH next Tuesday, August 20th. The NSDUH measures the use of illegal drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; as well as mental disorders, treatment, and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders in the United States at the national, state, and sub-state levels.

NSDUH data also help to: