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NDTMS monthly report summary - January 2020

  • In October 2019 there were 178,579 adult drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is an increase of 1,611 compared to the same month last year.
  • In January 2020 there were 108,145 clients over the age of 18 that had started treatment within the previous year. This is an increase of 345 compared to the same month last year.
  • In January 2020, there were 5,067 young people (< 18) who received substance misuse treatment, of which 805 started treatment this month. This is a decrease of 180 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 July 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 5.73%. This compares to 6.08% 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 July 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 33.99%. This compares to 35.65% 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 July 2019 and did not represent within 6 months was 37.89%. This compares to 38.28% in the same period in the previous year.