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.

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Latest findings

On average, 17.8 opioid pharmacotherapy clients were treated by each prescriber

Almost 9 in 10 (89%) opioid pharmacotherapy dosing points were pharmacies

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

Where amphetamines were reported as the principal drug of concern, 78% of episodes were for methamphetamines only

Counselling was the most common AOD treatment type, accounting for almost 2 in 5 (38%) closed treatment episodes

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