Tweeting Your Way to Drug Use Surveillance by Dr. Mark Reed

For many years, researchers, healthcare professionals and government officials have relied upon the data collected from large, nationally representative self-report surveys as the “gold standard” for illicit drug use surveillance. Despite the ubiquitous use of self-report data for illicit drug-use surveillance, under-reporting is likely due to respondent self-presentation concerns, non-response rates (which can bias surveillance […]