Alcohol and Other Drug Use Statistics
- Alcohol use in Wisconsin
- Adult use
- Youth use
- Attributable deaths by county
- Hospitalizations by county
Real Talks Wisconsin: Change the conversation on drug use
Real Talks Wisconsin promotes conversations on the health and safety impacts of substance use in order to build supportive communities where prevention works, treatment is available, and recovery can happen for everyone. Go to RealTalksWI.org
2019 Wisconsin Behavioral Health System Gaps Report
This report was completed by the UW Population Health Institute. It identifies gaps in Wisconsin's behavioral health system in areas such as the service array, workforce, accessibility barriers, and system inequities. It also offers possible solutions to addressing these gaps. The report is based on the knowledge and experiences of service providers, state government staff, advocates, and consumers. This information was collected through interviews, surveys, and focus groups.
Annual Report to the Governor of Activities Relating to Substance Use, P-01023
This report is published every year with information on the calendar year in which complete data sets on money spent and people served are available at the time the report is compiled. It covers activities funded by federal and state dollars.
The Burden of Binge Drinking in Wisconsin
This report was published in 2019 by the UW Population Health Institute. It highlights state and county costs related to binge drinking.
Mental Health and Substance Use Services and Programs Provided - Summary Report, P-00997
This report is published in odd-numbered years with data covering the last two calendar years in which complete data is available at the time the report is compiled. It describes mental health and substance use services and programs provided by county agencies.
Suicide in Wisconsin: Impact and Response, P-02657 (PDF)
This report was published in 2020 in partnership with Mental Health America of Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and other stakeholders. It presents the most up-to-date picture of suicide and self-harm injuries in Wisconsin, as well as four strategies and 50 opportunities for action that, when taken as whole, provide a path toward reducing suicide attempts and deaths over the next five years.
The Voices of Wisconsin Students: Learning, Coping, and Building Resilience During COVID-19
The Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service Research Partners and the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted 23 focus groups with students in grades 6 through 12 in 2021. The findings were compiled into separate reports for middle and high school students. This project was funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Review: Pregnancy-associated overdose deaths (2016-2019) (PDF)
This report was published in 2021. It describes selected deaths during and after pregnancy due to overdose that were reviewed by the Wisconsin Maternal Mortality Review Team.
Wisconsin Mental Health and Substance Use Needs Assessment Report, P-00613
This report is compiled in odd-numbered years with data sets from federal and state agencies that identify how many individuals have needs related to mental health and substance use challenges, assess how many individuals are receiving services and how much unmet need exists, and examine the size and scope of the mental health and substance use services workforce.
Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Tracking Data Portal
The Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Tracking Data Portal features information on alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related hospitalizations.
Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health Query System
The Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health Query System features an opioid-related hospital encounters module and an opioid overdose deaths module.