On a snapshot day in 2022, 55,741 clients received pharmacotherapy treatment for their opioid dependence across Australia. There were 3,189 dosing points and 2,982 authorised prescribers of opioid pharmacotherapy drugs nationally.
- Cat. no: PHE 266
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
Around 2 in 3 (67%) opioid pharmacotherapy clients were male