Opioid use drops among younger people

Almost 47,000 opioid addicts were being treated with drugs such as methadone on a snapshot day in June 2012, according to the National opioid pharmacotherapy statistics annual data collection 2012 report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 

Of these, 13% were aged under 30, a dramatic drop from 28% in 2006.

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