The main purpose of the NOPSAD collection is to aggregate standardised jurisdictional data on the number of clients accessing pharmacotherapy for the treatment of opioid dependence, the number of prescribers participating in the delivery of pharmacotherapy treatment, and quantitative information about the prescribing sector, enabling national information on pharmacotherapy to be reported.
from 30 June 2004 to 30 June 2017
National and state and territory
Covers provision of opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, practitioners who prescribe the treatment, dosing sites who dispense the pharmacotherapy drugs, and clients receiving the opioid pharmacotherapy treatment. Pharmacotherapies currently recommended for treatment of opioid dependency:
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
NOPSAD 2017 DQS
External links and information
Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services in Australia 2016–17
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