This web report supplements the Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2016–17 report by presenting key state and territory findings on clients, closed treatment episodes, and treatment agencies in 2016–17.
In 2016–17, 168 publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies in Queensland provided 44,396 treatment episodes to 33,541 clients (Tables SA.1–2).
In 2016–17, most (90%) clients in Queensland received treatment from 1 agency, and received an average of 1.3 treatment episodes, which is lower than the national result of 1.6 episodes (Tables SC.21 and SC.23).
In Queensland, a total of 104,704 closed treatment episodes were provided to clients over the 4 most recent collection years, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16 and 2016–17. Of these closed episodes, varying proportions of clients received some form of treatment across multiple collection years (Table SC.28):
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