Australian drug trends 2021: key findings from the national Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) interviews
PublisherIllegal drugs Recreational drugs Drug use Australia
The Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) is an illicit drug monitoring system which has been conducted in all states and territories of Australia since 2003, and forms part of Drug Trends.
In 2021, researchers have provided a suite of products with the most up-to-date findings from interviews conducted annually from 2003 to 2021 with a cross-sectional sentinel group of people who regularly use ecstasy and other stimulants recruited from all capital cities of Australia.
- A report overviewing the key findings in 2021
- An infographic summarising key findings in 2021
- A methods document highlighting approaches to collating and presenting estimates
Results are not representative of all consumers or drug use in the general population and should be interpreted alongside findings from other data sources for a more complete profile of emerging trends in illicit drug use in Australia.
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW 2021
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22 Oct 2021