Drug Use by Type Lifetime Use (%) Use Within Past Month (%)
Alcohol 79 25
Cannabis 74 14
Amphetamines 67 7
Alcohol to intoxication 65 23
Cocaine 41 4
Heroin 39 6
Hallucinogens 37 2
Other opiates/analgesics 30 2
Other sedatives/tranquilisers 20 4
Inhalants 11 7
Methadone 11 0
Barbiturates 9 2
History of Abuse Lifetime (%) Past month (%)
Emotional Abuse 33 5
Sexual Abuse 9 2
Physical Abuse 28 4
No Abuse 34  
Self- reported psychiatric history Lifetime (%) Past month (%)
Depression 35 25
Anxiety/Tension 30 35
Hallucinations 14 2
Trouble concentrating/memory 16 39
Trouble controlling violent behaviour 26 28
 Serious suicidal thoughts 28 14
Attempted suicide 23 2
Prescribed meds for psych problem 16 14
No reported psychiatric problems   20
History of Medical problems Lifetime (%)* Past Month (%)
Medical problems 58 41
No medical problems 25 44
*some participants chose not to answer
Table 2: Below shows lifetime use of drugs by individuals, their individual histories of abuse and their self- reported psychiatric status.
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