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
Decreases in rehabilitation & withdrawal management services may be due to reduced face-to-face services
Alcohol remains the most common principal drug of concern for which clients sought treatment
53,316 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment nationally
There were 3,084 opioid pharmacotherapy dosing points
Around 1 in 10 opioid pharmacotherapy clients identified as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
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