Key findings:

  • There was a decrease in the price of ecstasy and an increase in those reporting purity of ecstasy to be ‘low’.
  • There was a decrease in recent crystal and base methamphetamine use.
  • There was a decrease in the price of LSD.
  • Alcohol remained a drug reported to be problematic for REU.
  • The proportion of REU reporting that they had committed a crime in the previous month increased.
  • Sexual risk-taking remains high.
  • Continuing concerns are the issues of drug driving and overdose associated with stimulant and depressant drugs.

Resources

Author(s)

J. Cassar, L. Burns
Date Commenced
30 Apr 2010
Resource Type
Drug Trends Jurisdictional Reports