Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia: early insights presents key statistics about Australia’s publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment services and their clients. Early insights is a companion report to the data and analysis presented in Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia: annual report.
- Cat. no: HSE 242
Of the 228,500 AOD treatment episodes provided, counselling was the most common treatment type (36%).
Alcohol remains the most common principal drug of concern for which clients sought treatment.
Around 131,000 clients sought AOD treatment in 2021–22.
1,274 publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided treatment services to clients in 2021–22.