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 243,000 closed treatment episodes to an estimated 139,300 clients aged 10 and over

Over 6 in 10 people were male (62%), and over half (52%) of clients were aged 20–39

1 in 6 (17%) people aged 10 and over identified as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander

47,563 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment across Australia (excluding Queensland)

There were 2,485 opioid pharmacotherapy dosing points (excluding Queensland)

There were 2,673 authorised opioid pharmacotherapy prescribers (excluding Queensland)

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