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NDTMS monthly report summary - December 2023

  • In September 2023 there were 191,587 adult (18+) drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is an increase of 4,587 compared to the same month last year.
  • In December 2023 there were 116,751 adult (18+) clients that had started treatment within the current year. This is an increase of 18,617 compared to the same month last year.
  • In September 2023 there were 11,352 young person (<18) drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is an increase of 1,695 compared to the same month last year.
  • In December 2023 there were 7,125 young person (<18) clients that had started treatment within the current year. This is an increase of 1,212 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 June 2023 and did not represent within 6 months was 5.06%. This compares to 5.02% 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 June 2023 and did not represent within 6 months was 30.21%. This compares to 32.78% 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 June 2023 and did not represent within 6 months was 35.75%. This compares to 35.75% in the same period in the previous year.