Table of contents

  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Drug use in Australia
    • 1.2 National Drug Strategy
    • 1.3 Alcohol and other drug treatment services
    • 1.4 The AODTS NMDS
    • 1.5 Accompanying material
  • 2. Agencies
    • 2.1 Number of agencies
    • 2.2 Service sector
    • 2.3 Remoteness area
  • 3. Clients
    • 3.1 Characteristics of clients
    • 3.2 Clients and drugs of concern
    • 3.3 Usual accommodation type for client
  • 4. Drugs of concern
  • Drugs of concern and treatment provided
    • 4.1 Alcohol
    • 4.2 Cannabis
    • 4.3 Amphetamines
    • 4.4 Heroin
    • 4.5 Pharmaceuticals
    • 4.6 Selected other drugs
  • 5. Treatment provided
    • 5.1 Referral to treatment
    • 5.2 Duration of treatment
    • 5.3 Treatment completion
    • 5.4 Treatment types
  • Appendix A: Data and methods
    • Age
    • Data collection process
    • Drugs of concern
    • Duration
    • Population rates
    • Reason for cessation
    • Remoteness area
    • Service sectors
    • Source of referral: diversion
    • Trends
  • Appendix B: Imputation methodology for AOD clients
    • Attributing the number of clients to a set of missing SLK records
    • Imputation groups
    • Assumptions and approximations
    • Notation
    • Methodology
    • Discussion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • List of boxes