ARSH | Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities

South Florida Drug Observatory

James Hall, Epidemiologist


ARSH houses the South Florida Drug Observatory, a central collection point for epidemiologic data on drug abuse and related health consequences. Comprehensive data on drug abuse trends are compiled and reported every six months. The Observatory has been instrumental in the development, sponsored by the Organization of American States, of similar organizations across Latin America.

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