Psychoactive substances, users and markets - Recent trends (2019-2020)
Tendances n° 141, OFDT, 8 p.
Since 1999, the Emerging Trends and New Drugs (TREND) scheme of the OFDT has been monitoring emerging phenomena and developments in the field of drugs. It focuses on populations with a high level of psychoactive substance consumption and is based on qualitative data collected by the network of TREND sites located in eight metropolitan areas. The trends presented in Tendances No. 141 cover the year 2019 and the first two months of 2020.
The issue looks first at the continuing deterioration in the socio-sanitary situations of the most vulnerable users, then at the spread of use in techno party settings, particularly of ketamine and MDMA/ecstasy, and the issue of access to harm reduction. The second part deals with changes in supply, especially the development of home deliveries, and the third part deals with the use of psychoactive products that marked the year 2019.
Authors : Clément Gérome, Michel Gandilhon
Download the PDF file (454 Ko)
Drugs in Europe
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting drug use, supply and services?
Drug use and harms
What are the health costs of drug use in Europe today?
What do the latest data tell us about drug production and trafficking trends?
These and other questions are explored in the 2021 European Drug Report, our annual overview of the drug situation in Europe.
The annual Statistical Bulletin contains the most recent available data on the drug situation in Europe provided by the Member States. These datasets underpin the analysis presented in the European Drug Report. All data may be viewed interactively on screen and downloaded in Excel format..
The European Union and the drug phenomenon
The European Union & the drug phenomenon : Frequently asked questions, joint publication between the EMCDDA and the European Commission, october 2010, 12 p.