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Monday, 12 December 2011

Alcohol and other drug treatment services, 7 state and territory bulletins (AIHW)

In New South Wales in 2009-10, 258 government-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies and outlets provided 35,202 treatment episodes. This was an increase of eight treatment agencies and 309 episodes compared to 2008-09. Alcohol was the most common principal drug of concern, rising from 51% of episodes in 2008-09 to 54% in 2009-10. Cannabis accounted for 18% and heroin for 10% of episodes. The proportion of amphetamine-related episodes fell slightly from 9% to 7%. Counselling was the most common form of main treatment provided (34% of episodes), followed by withdrawal management (20%) and assessment only (16%).

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in New South Wales 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Victoria 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Queensland 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in South Australia 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Northern Territory 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Western Australia 2009-10

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in the Australian Capital Territory 2009-10

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