Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services provide support to people regarding their use of alcohol or drugs. Treatment objectives can include reduction or cessation of alcohol or drug use as well as improvements to social and personal functioning. Assistance may also be provided to support the family and friends of people who use alcohol or drugs.

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Latest findings

Around 131,500 clients sought AOD treatment in 2022–23

Of the 235,500 AOD treatment episodes provided, counselling was the most common treatment type (34%)

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

55,741 clients received opioid pharmacotherapy treatment on a given day across Australia in 2022

There were 3,189 opioid pharmacotherapy dosing sites where clients receive treatment in Australia

There were 2,982 authorised opioid pharmacotherapy prescribers

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