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NDTMS monthly report summary - April 2022

  • In January 2022 there were 189,459 adult (18+) drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is an increase of 5,028 compared to the same month last year.
  • In April 2022 there were 8,786 adult (18+) clients that had started treatment within the current year. This is a decrease of 906 compared to the same month last year.
  • In January 2022 there were 9,678 young person (<18) drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is a decrease of 593 compared to the same month last year.
  • In April 2022 there were 473 young person (<18) clients that had started treatment within the current year. This is a decrease of 23 compared to the same month last year.
  • The proportion of adult (18+) clients treated for opiate use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending October 2021 and did not represent within 6 months was 5.02%. This compares to 4.84% in the same period in the previous year.
  • The proportion of adult (18+) clients treated for non-opiate use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending October 2021 and did not represent within 6 months was 34.51%. This compares to 32.46% in the same period in the previous year.
  • The proportion of adult (18+) clients treated for alcohol use who were 18 or over and recorded a successful completion of treatment in the 12 months ending October 2021 and did not represent within 6 months was 35.25%. This compares to 35.25% in the same period in the previous year.