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NDTMS Monthly Report Summary - January 2019

  • In October 2018 there were 176,968 adult drug users who had been in 'effective' treatment over the previous year. This is a decrease of 3,403 compared to the same month last year.
  • In January 2019 there were 107,800 clients over the age of 18 that had started treatment within the previous year. This is an increase of 3,464 compared to the same month last year.
  • In January 2019, there were 5,247 young people (< 18) who received substance misuse treatment, of which 917 started treatment this month. This is a decrease of 359 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 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 6.08%. This compares to 6.64% 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 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 35.65%. This compares to 36.65% 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 2018 and did not represent within 6 months was 38.28%. This compares to 38.4% in the same period in the previous year.