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released: 27 Jul 2006 author: AIHW media release

'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.

ISSN 1447-6746; ISBN 978 1 74024 586 9; Cat. no. HSE 43; 144pp.; FREE

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (172K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Highlights
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (Sections 1-4: 294K PDF)
      • Background
      • Collection method and data included
      • Scope of the AODTS-NMDS
      • Counts in the collection
      • Features of the 2004-05 collection
      • Outputs from the AODTS-NMDS collection
      • Recent drug use
    2. Treatment agency profile
      • Establishment sector
      • Location of treatment agencies
    3. Client profile
      • Closed treatment episodes and client registrations
      • Client type and jurisdictions
      • Age and sex
      • Indigenous status
      • Country of birth and preferred language
    4. Drugs of concern
      • Jurisdictions and principal drug of concern
      • Sex, age and principal drug of concern
      • Country of birth and principal drug of concern
      • Indigenous status and principal drug of concern
      • Geographic location and principal drug of concern
      • Source of referral and principal drug of concern
      • Other drugs of concern
      • Injecting drug use and principal drug of concern
      • Method of use and principal drug of concern
      • Reason for cessation and principal drug of concern
    5. Treatment programs (Sections 5-8: 378K PDF)
      • Jurisdictions and treatment programs
      • Main treatment for selected principal drugs
      • Client type, source of referral and treatment programs
      • Sex, age and treatment program
      • Indigenous status and treatment program
      • Geographic location and treatment program
      • Additional treatments
      • Reason for cessation and treatment program
      • Treatment delivery setting and treatment program
    6. Special theme: cannabis
      • Introduction
      • Client profile
      • Treatment programs
    7. Other data collections
      • Background
      • Monitoring alcohol and other drug problems
      • Use, mortality and morbidity data
      • National pharmacotherapy statistics
      • Alcohol and other drug treatment services provided by services funded to
        assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    8. Data quality of the AODTS-NMDS in 2004-05
      • Introduction
      • Data quality
      • Data transmission
  • End matter
    • Appendixes (278K PDF)
      • Appendix 1: Data elements included in the AODTS-NMDS for 2004-05
      • Appendix 2: Policy and administrative features in each jurisdiction
      • Appendix 3: Technical notes
      • Appendix 4: Detailed tables
      • Appendix 5: AODTS-NMDS treatment types
      • Appendix 6: Australian Standard Geographical Classification
      • Appendix 7: Australian Standard Classification of Drugs of Concern (ASCDC)
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2006. Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2004-05: report on the National Minimum Data Set. Drug treatment series 5. Cat. no. HSE 43. Canberra: AIHW.

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