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NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

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Title

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)

Collection

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W)

ISBN

9780733430206

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610318

Page content

53 Figure 31: Change in availability of illicit methadone in the last six months, % commented, 2011 (n=5) Source: IDRS participant interviews All purchasers of illicit methadone nominated a friend as the usual source person and a friends home was the main source venue (Table 41). Table 41: Usual source person and venue for purchases of illicit methadone in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 2007 N=106 2008 N=103 2009 N=99 2010 N=99 2011 N=98 % who did not respond 83 86 89 85 95 % who did respond 17 14 11 15 5 Of those who responded Source person Street dealer 33 29 46 0 Friends 28 36 36 73 100 Gift from friends 0 0 0 0 Known dealer 0 0 9 20 Workmates 0 0 0 0 Acquaintances 22 50 9 0 Unknown dealer 1 0 0 7 Mobile dealer 0 0 0 0 Other 0 0 0 0 Source venue Home delivery 6 7 9 13 20 Dealers home 0 0 36 27 Friends home 11 29 36 40 60 Acquaintances house 0 14 9 0 20 Street market 11 36 9 0 Agreed public location 5 36 0 13 Work 0 0 0 0 Other 6 0 0 7 Source: IDRS participant interviews 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Dont know More difficult Stable Easier Fluctuates % c o m m e n te d


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