Los Angeles County

From 2012-2018, the rate of drug overdose deaths in the US involving stimulants such as methamphetamine increased nearly 5-fold. This dashboard serves to track patterns in methamphetamine use and its consequences, including availability, prevalence of use, driving under the influence, poisoning, healthcare utilization, deaths, and methamphetamine use disorder treatment in Los Angeles County. The information presented here can be used to inform data-driven planning of and to evaluate prevention and treatment services. 

Click on a topic below to explore the Los Angeles County data in more depth.

Click on a dashboard below to explore methamphetamine-related data for specific regions in Los Angeles County.

Treatment Resources

For information on substance use disorder treatment service availability in LAC, call the Substance Abuse Service Helpline (SASH) at 844-804-7500, or use the web-based Service & Bed Availability Tool (SBAT).

Updated 03/03/2020

This story was developed by the Health Outcomes and Data Analytics (HODA) Unit of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) Program in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. For information regarding this story, please contact Tina Kim, PhD at

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