Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • 1.1 Policy context
    • 1.2 Alcohol and other drug treatment services
    • 1.3 Purpose of this report
    • 1.4 Types of service users
  • 2 Comparative findings
    • 2.1 Client profile
    • 2.2 Principal drug of concern
    • 2.3 Remoteness area
    • 2.4 Engagement with services
    • 2.5 Overview of similarities and differences across service user groups
  • 3 Continual service users
    • 3.1 Who were continual service users
    • 3.2 For which principal drugs of concern did continual service users seek treatment?
    • 3.3 How did continual service users engage with services?
    • 3.4 Where did continual service users live and access treatment?
    • 3.5 Case study 1: Continual service user
  • 4 Episodic service users
    • 4.1 Who were episodic service users?
    • 4.2 For which principal drugs of concern did episodic service users seek treatment?
    • 4.3 How did episodic service users engage with services?
    • 4.4 Where did episodic service users live and access treatment?
    • 4.5 Case study 2: Episodic service user
  • 5 Transitory service users
    • 5.1 Who were transitory service users?
    • 5.2 For which principal drugs of concern did transitory service users seek treatment?
    • 5.3 How did transitory service users engage with services?
    • 5.4 Where did transitory service users live and access treatment?
    • 5.5 Case study: Transitory service user
  • 6 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • References