Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services assist people to address their drug use. Treatment objectives can include reduction or cessation of drug use as well as improvements to social and personal functioning. Assistance may also be provided to support the family and friends of people using drugs.
More reports and statistics on AOD treatment services can be found under Alcohol, Illicit use of drugs and Smoking.
Web report |
16 Jul 2021
Web report |
31 Mar 2021
Treatment agencies provided over 237,500 closed treatment episodes to an estimated 139,300 clients aged 10 and over
Almost two-thirds of clients were male (64%), and over half (53%) of clients were aged 20–39
Decreases in rehabilitation & withdrawal management services may be due to reduced face-to-face services
On average, 16 opioid pharmacotherapy clients were treated by each prescriber
There were 3,422 authorised opioid pharmacotherapy prescribers
53,316 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment nationally
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