Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Increased use of pharmacotherapy by opioid dependent clients
      • Methadone was the most common pharmacotherapy type
      • Increase in prescribers
      • Most opioid pharmacotherapy dosing point sites were located in pharmacies
  • Body section
    • Introduction
      • What are opioids?
      • What treatment is available?
        • What is pharmacotherapy?
      • The opioid pharmacotherapy system in Australia
        • Prescribers 
        • Dosing 
        • Cost to clients
      • The NOPSAD collection
        • What is the NOPSAD collection used for?
        • How data are collected by each state and territory
    • Clients 
      • Number of clients 
      • Pharmacotherapy type 
      • Client characteristics
        • Sex of clients
        • Age group of clients
        • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • Prescribers 
      • Number of prescribers
      • Prescriber type
      • Clients per prescriber
        • Clients per prescriber by prescriber type
    • Dosing point sites
      • Number of dosing point sites
      • Clients per dosing point
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Additional tables
    • Appendix 2: Data custodians and related data collections
      • Data custodianship
      • Related data collections
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes