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2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: detailed findings

This report extends the analysis presented in the 2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results by providing more detailed information on drug use prevalence, drug-related behaviours and incidents, and support for drug-related policy and legislation. This report, along with others in the Drug Statistics Series, will be a useful resource for policy-makers, planners and researchers interested in drug-related matters.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in New South Wales 2006-07: findings from the National Minimum Data Set

This data bulletin summarises the main findings from the 2006-07 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) data for New South Wales. Other data bulletins are available for most states and territories in Australia. More detailed information about the 2006-07 collection and its national findings can be found in the publication Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2006-07: report on the National Minimum Data Set (AIHW 2008). This report, together with further publications and interactive data, can be accessed online at .

2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: state and territory supplement

This report presents data on patterns of drug use in each of the states and territories. It supplements the national findings from the '2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results' report, published in April 2008. The results are based on a survey of more than 23,000 Australians conducted in 2007, and provide profiles of drug use and community attitudes in each of the states and territories.

2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results

2007 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results presents summary data collected in Australia's most comprehensive national survey of drug use and related issues. Comparisons with previous surveys are presented, along with population estimates of the numbers of consumers of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs. Key results on drug-related awareness, knowledge and behaviour are features of this report. This report is the 20th in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's Drug Statistics Series. Future reports in the series will cover extended analysis of the 2007 results and a comprehensive summary of major drug use statistical collections. This report and others in the series are useful resources for policy-makers, researchers and professionals interested in drug-related issues.

The effectiveness of the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative in rural and remote Australia

The Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) provides a nationally consistent framework through which police and courts may refer eligible drug offenders towards appropriate assessment, education or drug treatment. This report presents an evaluation of the effectiveness of the IDDI in rural and remote Australia, drawing on quantitative and qualitative evidence to explore the extent to which the stated objectives of the IDDI have been achieved in rural and remote locations.

Rural, regional and remote health: indicators of health status and determinants of health

This report focuses on a comprehensive range of health issues concerning people living in rural, regional and remote Australia. It includes information relating to health status (such as rates of chronic disease, injury and mental health) and determinants of health (such as tobacco smoking, alcohol consumption, nutrition and physical activity) and is the 9th report in the AIHW's Rural health series.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS specifications 2008-09: data dictionary, collection guidelines and validation processes

These guidelines have been prepared as a reference for those involved in collecting and supplying the data for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS). It should be particularly useful to staff in Australian Government, state and territory departments, and alcohol and other drug treatment agency staff directly involved in the collection and reporting of the data set. Treatment agency staff looking for information to assist them in providing AODTS-NMDS data to third parties will find details about each data item, such as 'principal drug of concern', in Chapter 4.

Statistics on drug use in Australia 2006

This report is the twelfth in a series originally titled Statistics on Drug Abuse in Australia. The report provides a comprehensive summary of major drug use statistical collections, with references to sources of more detailed information. It also serves as the 'companion document' to the National Drug Strategy 2004-2009. Data are presented on patterns of drug use, international comparisons, drugs and health, special population groups, and crime and law enforcement. New to this edition is a feature on methamphetamine use, drug use among prisoners and juvenile offenders, and alcohol use among those in the workforce. This report and others in the Drug Statistics Series are useful resources for policy-makers, planners and researchers interested in drug-related matters.

Drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: an assessment of data sources

This report, commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, identifies and examines relevant Australian data sources in terms of their capacity to answer key questions about substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Options for improving and making better use of existing data sources are also highlighted.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Australian Capital Territory 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for the ACT. Throughout this briefing, data from the ACT are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 9 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 4,213 'closed treatment episodes'; almost two-fifths (38%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years and more than one-quarter (27%) were for clients aged 30-39 years; and male clients accounted for over two-thirds (70%) of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in New South Wales 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for NSW. Throughout this briefing, data from NSW are presented along with 2004-5 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 287 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 43,079 'closed treatment episodes'; almost one-third of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years or 30-39 years; and male clients accounted for about two-thirds (67%) of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Northern Territory 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for the NT. Throughout this briefing, data from the NT are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 18 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 2,426 'closed treatment episodes'; one-third (33%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 30-39 years and one-quarter (25%) were for clients aged 40-49 years; and male clients accounted for two-thirds (66%) of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in South Australia 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for SA. Throughout this briefing, data from SA are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 46 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 7,952 'closed treatment episodes'; more than one-quarter (29%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years and almost one-third (31%) were for clients aged 30-39 years; and male clients accounted for about two-thirds (67%) of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Victoria 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for Victoria. Throughout this briefing, data from Victoria are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 136 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies and outlets provided 46,369 'closed treatment episodes'; one-third (33%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years and more than one-quarter (28%) were for clients aged 30-39 years; and male clients accounted for close to two-thirds (64%) of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Tasmania 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for Tasmania. Throughout this briefing, data from Tasmania are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 12 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 1,921 'closed treatment episodes'; almost one-third (31%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years and just over one-quarter (26%) were for clients aged 30-39 years; male clients accounted for 59% of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Western Australia 2004-05: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing summarises the main findings from the 2004-05 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) NMDS data for WA. Throughout this briefing, data from WA are presented along with 2004-05 national AODTS-NMDS data. Highlights include: 40 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 16,092 'closed treatment episodes'; one-third (33%) of closed treatment episodes were for clients aged 20-29 years and more than one-quarter (27%) were for clients aged 30-39 years; and male clients accounted for 62% of all closed treatment episodes.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2004-05: report on the National Minimum Data Set

'Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services in Australia 2004-05: Report on the National Minimum Data Set' presents national, state and territory data on publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment services and their clients, including information about the types of drugs for which treatment is sought and the types of treatment provided. This is the fifth report in the series of annual publications on the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS). This report, along with others in the Drug Treatment Series, is useful for policy-makers, planners, researchers and the broader community.

Alcohol and work: patterns of use, workplace culture and safety

Little is known regarding the alcohol consumption patterns of the Australian workforce and the impact these patterns have on workplace safety, workplace productivity and workers' wellbeing. This report addresses this lack of knowledge, and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the role of alcohol in the Australian workplace.

2004 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: detailed findings

This report extends the analysis presented in '2004 National Drug Strategy Household Survey: first results' by providing more detailed information on drug use prevalence, drug-related behaviours and incidents, and support for drug-related policy and legislation. The report features analysis relating to young people--reflecting the inclusion in the 2004 survey of 12-13-year-olds--and new material on mental and physical health, also included for the first time in 2004. This report, along with others in the Drug statistics series, will be a useful resource for policy-makers, planners and researchers interested in drug-related matters.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in New South Wales 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for New South Wales. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Western Australia 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for Western Australia. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in South Australia 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for South Australia. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Victoria 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for Victoria. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Tasmania 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for Tasmania. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Northern Territory 2003-04: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

This data briefing presents findings from the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS) for the Northern Territory. The AODTS-NMDS is a nationally agreed set of common data items collected by government funded service providers of clients of alcohol and other drug treatment services.

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