The main purpose of the NOPSAD collection is to aggregate standardised jurisdictional data on the number of clients accessing pharmacotherapy for the treatment of opioid dependence, the number of prescribers participating in the delivery of pharmacotherapy treatment, and quantitative information about the prescribing sector. From this, national information on pharmacotherapy can be reported.
from 30 June 2004 to 30 June 2017
National and state and territory
Collection covers the provision of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, the practitioners who prescribe the treatment, the dosing sites who dispense the pharmacotherapy drugs, and the clients receiving the opioid pharmacotherapy treatment.
These pharmacotherapies are currently recommended for the treatment of opioid dependency:
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
External links and information
Opioid Pharmacotherapy Statistics Annual Data collection, 2016; quality statement
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2006–07: report on the NMDS
Data items and definitions 2008 NOPSAD data guide
2007 NOPSAD data guide
NOPSAD 2007 report
NOPSAD 2008 report
NOPSAD 2009 report
NOPSAD 2010 report
NOPSAD 2012 report
NOPSAD 2013 report
NOPSAD 2014 report
NOPSAD 2015 report
NOPSAD 2016 report
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