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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.
Publicly funded alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services in Australia provide services to assist people to address their problematic drug use through a range of treatments. Assistance may also be provided to support the family and friends of people using drugs.
The main findings about AOD treatment services in 2016–17—including information on clients, drugs of concern, and treatment provided—are available in the Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2016–17 detailed findings report.
This supplementary report presents key state and territory findings on clients, closed treatment episodes and treatment agencies in 2016–17. Client counts refer to those closed treatment episodes for which a valid statistical linkage key (SLK) has been supplied. No imputation has been applied to client counts in this section of the report.
The technical notes page provides details on the data, with further information available in the AODTS NMDS 2016–17 data quality statement. Key findings and details of scope, coverage, and data quality are available online. In addition, a series of supplementary tables accompanying the annual report (tables with the prefix ‘S’) are also available.
Box 1.1: Key facts
Over the 5-year period to 2016–17:
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