Overview

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.

Featured reports

Latest findings

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

Early responses of AOD services to COVID-19 impacted treatment types & service delivery in the last quarter of 2019–20

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

There were 3,422 authorised opioid pharmacotherapy prescribers

53,316 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment nationally

On average, 16 opioid pharmacotherapy clients were treated by each prescriber

Highlights