Behavioral Health & Disabilities

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Behavioral Health & Disabilities | June 1, 2021

Accidental Overdose Deaths in Allegheny County: Report and Dashboard

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A new report and dashboard, joint efforts of the Allegheny County Health Department and Allegheny County Department of Human Services, provide data about accidental overdose deaths that have occurred in the County in recent years. The report describes accidental overdose deaths that occurred from January 2016 through June 2020 with a look at trends in ...


Behavioral Health & Disabilities | September 16, 2019

Allegheny County Suicides, 2002–Present: Interactive Dashboard

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This dashboard displays information about County suicide trends since 2002...

Behavioral Health & Disabilities | April 25, 2019

Locations of Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment Facilities in Allegheny County: Interactive Dashboard

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This dashboard provides information on licensed substance use disorder and mental health treatment providers in Allegheny County as of August 2018...

Behavioral Health & Disabilities | February 16, 2018

Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths in Allegheny County: Interactive Visualization

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Users can customize data in the interactive dashboard below to explore demographic information about individuals dying from opioid-related overdose as well as where fatalities are occurring. The autopsy data used is collected by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office (ACOME) and it is refreshed monthly (with weekly updates). A related report is available here.    ...

Behavioral Health & Disabilities | February 15, 2018

Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths in Allegheny County: Report and Maps

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Allegheny County is experiencing opioid-related overdose rates higher than in the state and in the U.S. In 2016, 93 percent of overdose deaths in the County were opioid-related and 2016 represented the third consecutive year in which the number of fatal overdoses was higher than in any prior year. An increase in the presence of ...


Behavioral Health & Disabilities | January 17, 2018

The Involuntary Commitment Process in Allegheny County, 2014 – Present (Visualization)


When individuals are exhibiting symptoms of mental illness that are unmanageable and may result in danger to themselves or to others, it might be necessary to hospitalize them for their own protection. This is known as an involuntary commitment, and the process of petitioning for this involuntary, emergency evaluation and treatment is specified in Section ...

Behavioral Health & Disabilities | December 1, 2015

Involuntary Commitment Petitions in Allegheny County, 2002 through 2013 (Visualization)

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This dashboard presents the pattern of involuntary commitment petitions such as client demographics, role of petitioner and authorizer, and evaluation facility. It complements the DHS-published data brief “Involuntary Commitment Petitions in Allegheny County.” Click here to view the related report. Problems viewing the dashboard? You can view it directly in Tableau Server....