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National Drug Strategy Household Survey detailed report: 2013 – now available

This 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey report shows that:

  • fewer Australians are smoking daily and are smoking less cigarettes;
  • fewer people are exceeding the lifetime risk and single occasion risk guidelines for alcohol use;
  • overall illicit drug use has remained stable but some drugs have declined and some have increased;
  • alcohol continues to be the drug of most concern to the community but an increasing number of people are concerned about meth/amphetamines.

AIHW catalogue number (PHE 183).

Available to order at the AIHW website for $58.00 (http://www.aihw.gov.au).

View the media release and download the free full report.