This section covers young persons (those under 18) in secure settings, who are receiving treatment from alcohol and drug specialist services.
Young people in treatment by substance use
This includes the substances young people reported as having problems with, and required treatment for, at the triage assessment. More than one substance can be reported per person.
Cannabis was the most common substance reported by young people in treatment in secure settings (91% of all in treatment). Just under half said they had problematic alcohol use (47%), followed by nicotine (22%), and powder cocaine (16%).