NDARC Technical Report No. 235 (2005)
In recent years there has been an increase in concern about the extent of use and harms related to the use of crystal methamphetamine and GHB in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community in NSW. Anecdotal reports of an increase in the use of these drugs has been mirrored by reports of harms related to the use of these drugs that has included concerns about GHB overdose, reports of increased sexual risk behaviours among persons using crystal methamphetamine, and concerns about increases in problematic use of crystal methamphetamine.
This report is the result of a rapid assessment conducted jointly by the AIDS Council of New South Wales (ACON) and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) that aimed to do the following:
Citation: Degenhardt, L., McGuigan, D. and Clayton, S. (2005) Rapid assessment of crystal methamphetamine and GHB use in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in New South Wales, Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.