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NT drug trends 2005 : findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)



NT drug trends 2005 : findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)


Northern Territory drug trends; E-Journals; PublicationNT; NDARC technical report ; no. 243




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Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

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28 Figure 18: Rate (per million) of inpatient hospital admissions where methamphetamines were the primary diagnosis for people aged 15-54 years, NT and nationally, 1993/942003/04 0 50 100 150 200 93/94 94/95 95/96 96/97 97/98 98/99 99/00 00/01 01/02 02/03 03/04 # of N T ad m iss io ns National NT Source: AIHW The number of treatment episodes for drug use in Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services (AODTS) where amphetamines is the principal drug of concern shows a continuous decline since 2001 (Figure 19). Figure 19: Number of treatment episodes in Northern Territory Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services with amphetamines as the principal or other drug of concern, 20012004 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 2001 2002 2003 2004 N um be r o f e pi so de s Source: NT AODTS

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