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, 70 publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies in South Australia provided 11,665 treatment episodes to 8,463 clients (Tables SA.1-2).
In 2016–17, most (88%) clients in South Australia received treatment from 1 agency, and received an average of 1.4 treatment episodes, which is slightly lower than the national average of 1.6 episodes (Tables SC.21 and SC.23).
In South Australia, a total of 26,975 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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