released: 12 Dec 2011 author: AIHW
In South Australia in 2009-10, 59 publicly-funded government and non-government alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided 9,092 treatment episodes. This was an increase of four treatment agencies but a decrease of 572 treatment episodes from 2008-09.
Alcohol was again the most common principal drug of concern (56%), followed by amphetamines (11%) and cannabis (10%).
Counselling was the most common form of main treatment provided in 2009-10 (accounting for 27% of episodes) a change from recent years, in which the predominant treatment type was assessment only.
ISSN 1446-9820; ISBN 978-1-74249-255-1; Cat. no. AUS 148; 16pp.; Internet Only
Publication table of contents
- Treatment agencies
- Client profile
- Drugs of concern
- Treatment programs
- How to find out more
- Verso page
AIHW 2011. Alcohol and other drug treatment services in South Australia 2009-10: findings from the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS). AIHW bulletin no. 96. Cat. no. AUS 148. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 22 May 2013 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420904>.