Recent Illicit Drugs Reporting System (IDRS) results for the Northern Territory

Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
Author: Chris Moon

Resource Type: Drug Trends Bulletins

Key findings:
  • Participation in the IDRS by people aged 35 years and older has increased while younger age groups have declined
  • Morphine is the primary injected opioid in the NT
  • Oxycodone has replaced Physeptone as the next most injected opioid
  • Recent use of crystal methamphetamine has reached the same level as recent use of speed powder
  • Reported needle sharing and reuse appears to have declined