Table of contents

 

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
  • Chapters
    1. Introduction 
      1. Background
      2. About this report
      3. Data sources
      4. Overview of drug use in Australia
    2. The National Drug Strategy
      1. Background
      2. Evaluation of the National Drug Strategy 1993 - 97
      3. National Drug Strategic Framework 1998 - 99 to 2002 - 03
      4. Performance indicators
      5. Evaluation, monitoring and reporting
    3. Tobacco
      1. Overview
      2. Consumption
      3. Patterns of use
      4. Economics
      5. Support for measures to reduce smoking
    4. Alcohol 
      1. Overview
      2. Apparent consumption
      3. Patterns of use
      4. Economics
      5. Support for measures to reduce alcohol consumption
    5. Illicit drug use
      1. Overview
      2. Opportunity to use drugs
      3. Use of illicit drugs
      4. Trends in illicit drug use
      5. Attitudes to drug use
      6. Support for legalisation of illicit drugs
      7. Support for harm reduction measures
      8. Support for increased penalties for supplying illicit drugs
    6. Pharmaceutical products
      1. Background
      2. Top ten prescription medicines
      3. Community prescriptions for major drug groups
      4. DDDs for drugs affecting the nervous system
      5. Top five analgesics
    7. Special population groups 
      1. Overview
      2. Young people
      3. Indigenous people
      4. People born overseas
      5. Australian-born non-Indigenous people
      6. Pregnancy, breastfeeding and drug use
    8. Drugs and health
      1. Mortality and morbidity
      2. Injecting drug use and communicable diseases
      3. Perception of the effects of drugs on health
    9. Treatment services
      1. Background
      2. Methadone treatment services
      3. Participation in a drug-related treatment program
      4. Clients of Treatment Service Agencies census
    10. Crime and law enforcement 
      1. Overview
      2. Experience of alcohol- or other drug-related violence or crime
      3. Illicit drug arrests
      4. Prisoners
  • End matter
    • Appendixes 
      • Appendix 1: Drug legislation
      • Appendix 2: Major datasets
    • References