Pharmacotherapy in Australia


The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS NMDS) visualisations are based on episode data reported during the 2022–23 collection cycle and contains information on treatment provided to clients by publicly funded alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services. Only episodes where pharmacotherapy was an additional treatment, or a main treatment with an additional treatment provided are included in the AODTS NMDS. Episodes where pharmacotherapy and no additional treatment was provided are excluded.

NOPSAD collection

The National Opioid Pharmacotherapy Statistics Annual Data (NOPSAD) Collection visualisations are based on client data reported on a snapshot day in June 2023. This collection contains information on clients receiving opioid pharmacotherapy treatment, prescribers of opioid drugs and the dosing points that clients attend to receive their medication.