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.

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Latest findings

Treatment agencies provided around 228,500 treatment episodes to an estimated 131,000 people aged 10 and over

3 in 5 people who received treatment were male (60%) and over half (52%) were aged 20–39

Alcohol remains the most common principal drug of concern for which clients sought treatment

55,741 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment on a given day across Australia in 2022

There were 3,189 opioid pharmacotherapy dosing sites where clients receive treatment in Australia

There were 2,982 authorised opioid pharmacotherapy prescribers

More reports and statistics on AOD treatment services can be found under Alcohol, Illicit use of drugs and Smoking.