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NDTMS Monthly Report Summary - November 2018

  • In August 2018 there were 177,151 adult drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is a decrease of 4,182 compared to the same month last year.
  • In November 2018 there were 87,566 clients over the age of 18 that had started treatment within the previous year. This is an increase of 2,504 compared to the same month last year.
  • In November 2018, there were 4,929 young people (< 18) who received substance misuse treatment, of which 834 started treatment this month. This is a decrease of 373 compared to the same month last year.
  • The proportion of clients treated for opiate use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending May 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 6.18%. This compares to 6.7% in the same period in the previous year.
  • The proportion of clients treated for non-opiate use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending May 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 35.96%. This compares to 36.97% in the same period in the previous year.
  • The proportion of clients treated for alcohol use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending May 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 38.6%. This compares to 38.73% in the same period in the previous year.