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NDTMS Monthly Report Summary - September 2019

  • In June 2019 there were 177,572 adult drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is an increase of 191 compared to the same month last year.
  • In September 2019 there were 64,487 clients over the age of 18 that had started treatment within the previous year. This is a decrease of 65 compared to the same month last year.
  • In September 2019, there were 4,089 young people (< 18) who received substance misuse treatment, of which 599 started treatment this month. This is a decrease of 261 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 March 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 5.79%. This compares to 6.28% 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 March 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 34.45%. This compares to 36.37% 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 March 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 38.17%. This compares to 38.96% in the same period in the previous year.