Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • What are opioid drugs?
      • What problems can opioid dependence cause?
      • What treatment is available?
      • How is opioid pharmacotherapy provided in Australia?
      • What information is included in the NOPSAD collection?
      • What is new in the 2013 NOPSAD collection?
      • What is the NOPSAD collection used for?
    • 2 Clients
      • How many people receive opioid pharmacotherapy treatment?
      • What drugs do clients receive?
      • Who receives pharmacotherapy treatment?
      • Opioid drug of dependence and client status
    • 3 Prescribers
      • How are prescribers authorised?
      • Where do prescribers work?
      • How many clients do prescribers treat?
      • Does drug treatment vary between sectors?
    • 4 Dosing points
      • What are the numbers and types of dosing points?
      • What is the relationship between clients and dosing points?
    • 5 Explanatory notes
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Supporting tables
    • Appendix B: NOPSAD 2013 Data quality statement
    • Appendix C: Data requests and related data collections
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes