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NDTMS Monthly Report Summary - May 2019

  • In February 2019 there were 177,097 adult drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is a decrease of 1,715 compared to the same month last year.
  • In May 2019 there were 19,503 clients over the age of 18 that had started treatment within the previous year. This is a decrease of 324 compared to the same month last year.
  • In May 2019, there were 4,533 young people (< 18) who received substance misuse treatment, of which 602 started treatment this month. This is a decrease of 340 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 November 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was %. This compares to 6.56% 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 November 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was %. This compares to 36.68% 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 November 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was %. This compares to 38.65% in the same period in the previous year.