- Use of crystal methamphetamine by NT PWID has increased over recent years to where it is the main form of methamphetamine.
Drug Trends Bulletins
- Since 2002, heroin has consistently been the preferred drug of choice among the WA IDRS user sample.
This issue of the Drug Trends Bulletin, produced by the Kirby Institute at UNSW, reports national trends in ANSPS respondent characteristics over the 20 year period, 1995 to 2014.
The Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System is the most comprehensive and detailed study of ecstasy and related drug markets in Australia.
The key findings of the 2015 participant surveys of people who inject drugs (PWID) are presented in this bulletin.
- Sharing needles/syringes and injecting equipment poses a substantial risk to HCV transmission among PWID.
- Naloxone is an opioid overdose antidote that has been used safely for over 40 years