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.
Web report |
30 Mar 2022
Web report |
14 Apr 2022
Just over 1 in 10 pharmacotherapy clients (12% or 5,715) identified as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
The median age of opioid pharmacotherapy clients was 44 years
On average, 17.8 opioid pharmacotherapy clients were treated by each prescriber
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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