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Use the data metric summary table below as an index for the data metrics located on the hub. Each metric in the table is divided into the five focus areas of the Maine Opioid Crisis Strategic Action Plan: Leadership, Prevention, Harm Reduction, Treatment, and Recovery. Also included in the table is an at-a-glance look at each of the metrics available on the hub.

The metrics on the Maine Drug Data Hub are updated on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis depending on when data reports are compiled and data are released. Located on the data table is the most recent time period for the metric, the most current provisional data, and the most current year-to-date-totals. Hyperlinks are provided to direct users to metrics within the hub for further data exploration.

MetricFocus AreaAgencyLatest Data SetMost Recent DataYear-to-Date Total
Number of Overdose DeathsLeadershipOCMEQ4 2020124504
Deaths Due to Non-pharmaceutical fentanyl or fentanyl analogsLeadershipOCME2019259259
Grams of Drugs Seized by Maine Drug Enforcement AgencyPreventionMDEAFebruary 20211,4132,598
Pharmaceutical Dosage Units Seized by Maine Drug Enforcement AgencyPreventionMDEA20203,5243,524
Drug Arrests Made by Maine Drug Enforcement AgencyPreventionMDEA2020380380
Morphine Milligram Equivalents Prescribed in MainePreventionOBHQ1 2021180,825,744180,825,744
Opioid Prescriptions in MainePreventionOBHQ1 2021142,000142,000
Patients Prescribed Opioids PreventionOBHQ1 202163,00063,000
Doses of State-Supplied Naloxone DistributedHarm ReductionUMaineApril 20214,41021,216
Total Enrollees in Syringe Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC20195,5945,594
Total Number of Exchanges at Syringe Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC201918,07918,079
Service referrals made by Syringe Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC201917,37617,376
EMS Incidents Requiring Naloxone AdministrationHarm ReductionME EMS20201,3651,365
Suspected Drug Overdose in Maine Emergency Departments (Fatal and Nonfatal)Harm ReductionME CDCQ4 20208743,836
Mainers over the age of twelve suffering from substance-use disorderTreatmentNSDUH2016-20188.64%8.64%
MaineCare claims for substance-use disorderTreatmentOBH201922,08022,080
Mainers with substance-use disorder who did not receive treatmentTreatmentNSDUH2016-20188.04%8.04%
The number of Maine Department of Corrections clients receiving Medication-Assisted TreatmentTreatmentMDOC2019115115
Percent of Maine Department of Corrections clients who attended community treatment post incarceration TreatmentMDOC201984%84%
Percent of Maine Department of Corrections clients enrolled in Medication-Assisted Treatment who received naloxone at their releaseTreatmentMDOC2020100%100%
Substance-use education and prevention programs completed by Maine Department of Corrections clientsTreatmentMDOC20201,2081,208
Number of Recovery Community CentersRecoveryOBH20201313
Number of Deaths Caused by Cocaine or Methamphetamine Alone or in Combination with other DrugsLeadershipOCME2019157157
Number of Deaths Caused by Benzodiazepines Alone or in Combination with other DrugsLeadershipOCME20198484
Naloxone administrations and Reported Overdose Reversals by Law Enforcement, Public Health, EMS, and Harm Reduction ProgramsHarm ReductionUMaineApril 20213501,210
Cumulative Opioid Overdose Reversals Reported by Community PartnersHarm ReductionUMaineApril 2021139522
Monthly Opioid Overdose Reversals Reported by Community PartnersHarm ReductionUMaineApril 2021139522
Benzodiazepines Prescriptions in MainePreventionOBHQ1 2021101,409101,409
Patients Prescribed BenzodiazepinesPreventionOBHQ1 202152,25652,256
Syringes Distributed by Syringes Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC20201,481,6791,481,679
Syringes Collected by Syringe Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC20201,310,5241,310,524
Total Syringes Exchanged by Syringe Access ProgramsHarm ReductionME CDC20202,794,2232,794,223
Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected at MDEA Take Back Day PreventionDEAApr 202127,34027,340
Suspected and Confirmed Monthly Fatal OverdosesLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202145100
Distribution of Monthly Drug Deaths by Maine CountyLeadershipOCMEFebruary 2021VariedVaried
Age Composition of Monthly Overdose DecedentsLeadershipOCMEFebruary 2021VariedVaried
Gender Composition of Monthly Overdose DecedentsLeadershipOCMEFebruary 2021VariedVaried
EMS Responding Alone to Fatal OverdosesLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202126
Law Enforcement Responding Alone to Fatal OverdosesLeadershipOCMEFebruary 2021819
EMS and Law Enforcement Co-responding to Fatal OverdosesLeadershipOCMEFebruary 20213579
Number of Monthly Fatal Overdoses Ruled an AccidentLeadershipOCMEFebruary 20214293
Number of Monthly Fatal Overdoses Ruled a SuicideLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202134
Number of Decedents Administered NaloxoneLeadershipOCMEFebruary 20211428
Number of Decedents Administered Naloxone by Bystanders OnlyLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202112
Number of Decedents Administered Naloxone by Law Enforcement OnlyLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202114
Number of Decedents Administered Naloxone by EMS OnlyLeadershipOCMEFebruary 20211118
Number of Decedents Administered Naloxone by Both EMS and Law EnforcementLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202101
Number of Decedents Administered Naloxone by Both EMS and a BystanderLeadershipOCMEFebruary 202112
Monthly Number of Nonfatal OverdosesLeadershipUMaineJanuary - February 2021variedvaried
Opiates prescribed electronically PreventionOBH2020566,686566,686
Opiates prescribed non-electronically PreventionOBH202065,37765,377
Number of Hits on Maine Drug Data HubLeadershipUMaineMay 202132965173,901
EMS Response Calls for Overdoses (all drugs)Harm ReductionME EMSMay 202110574733
EMS Response Calls Where Naloxone Was Administered by CountyHarm ReductionME EMS2020VariousVarious
Number of buprenorphine prescriptionsTreatmentOBHMay 202028020Not Applicable
Number of individuals admitted to Maine drug courtsRecoveryOBHQ1 20212626
Number of individuals not admitted to Maine drug courtsRecoveryOBHQ1 202177
Number of individuals graduating from Maine drug courtsRecoveryOBHQ1 20211616
EMS Incidents Requiring Naloxone Administration, Past 12 MonthsHarm ReductionME EMSMay 2021130624
Number of residents admitted into MDOC institutions assessed as having SUD treatment needsTreatmentMDOC2020613613
Percent of residents admitted into MDOC institutions assessed as having SUD treatment needsTreatmentMDOC2020varied by sexvaried by sex
Number of MDOC residents transitioned to the community with a community treatment providerTreatmentMDOC2020532532
Number of MDOC residents active in treatment at a correctional facilityTreatmentMDOCDecember 2020186186
Number of individuals admitted to corrections with a primary sentence for a drug crimePreventionMDOC2020127127
Patients Prescribed StimulantsPreventionOBHQ1 202131,66331,663
Number of Stimulant PrescriptionsPreventionOBHQ1 202177,59477,594

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