New South Wales

In 2017–18, 390 publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies in New South Wales provided 45,824 closed treatment episodes to 27,407 clients (Tables SA.1 and SC.21). NSW reported an increase of 7,827 closed treatment episodes compared with 2016–17 (37,997 closed episodes) (Table SE NSW.3).

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In 2017–18, most (78%) clients in New South Wales attended 1 agency, and received an average of 1.7 closed treatment episodes, which is similar to the national average of 1.6 episodes (Tables SC.21 and SC.23).