DEWS Fax (1998 to 2006)
DEWS Fax was a bi-monthly, one-page publication highlighting emerging substance abuse trends and issues in Maryland, including findings from Maryland's Drug Early Warning System (DEWS) projects. The DEWS project, including the DEWS Fax publication, ended in July 2006.
By default, all available faxes are displayed below, but you may select one option each from year, topic, drug and special populations to narrow your search.
|October 2004||Volume 6, Issue 5||2004 Juvenile OPUS Report Now Available: Nearly One-Third of Detained Youths Test Positive for at Least One Drug|
|August 2004||Volume 6, Issue 4||More than Half of Substances Involved in Maryland Poisonings Are Drugs; Analgesics Are Most Commonly Reported Drug|
|June 2004||Volume 6, Issue 3||DEWS Investigates Study Finds Maryland OxyContin Abusers Tend to Be Polydrug Users|
|April 2004||Volume 6, Issue 2||PCP-Related Treatment Admissions Increase Among Residents of Prince George's County and Surrounding Areas|
|February 2004||Volume 6, Issue 1||Maryland Treatment Admissions for Heroin Use Have Doubled From 1993 to 2002; One-Half of Users Now Inhale the Drug|
|December 2003||Volume 5, Issue 9||Submit Nominations for the DEWS Catalog of Innovative Local Substance Abuse Programs|
|October 2003||Volume 5, Issue 8||Marijuana Use Among Maryland High School Seniors Continues to Decline; Results Reflect National Trends|
|August 2003||Volume 5, Issue 7||Ecstasy-Using UMCP Students Report Polydrug Use; Frequent Ecstasy Users More Likely to Report Illicit and Prescription Drug Use|
|June 2003||Volume 5, Issue 6||Montgomery County DEWS County Snapshot Released: More Youths Entering Treatment Likely to Report Marijuana Than Alcohol As a Substance of Abuse|
|May 2003||Volume 5, Issue 5||Calvert County DEWS County Snapshot Released: Alcohol and Marijuana Persistent Problems in County May|