Drug treatment services and injecting drug users in Queensland

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Author: Sophie Hickey, Fairlie McIlwraith, Rosa Alati

Resource Type: Posters

Key findings:

  • Aboriginal people who inject drugs were less likely to be in drug treatment.
  • There is unmet need for treatment amongst PWID in Queensland.
  • PWID believe access to treatment services has become more difficult in the last 12 months.
  • The top three services/people nominated as being of the most assistance to reduce or stop drug use were OST programs, GPs, and partner/family members.