Thursday, 20 April 2017

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, 2015-16: key findings [AIHW]

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, 2015-16: key findings



In 2015-16, around 796 alcohol and other drug treatment services provided just over 206,000 treatment episodes to an estimated 133,000 clients.

* The top 4 drugs that led clients to seek treatment were alcohol (32% of treatment episodes), cannabis (23%), amphetamines (23%) and heroin (6%).
* The proportion of episodes where clients were receiving treatment for amphetamines has continued to increase over the last 10 years, from 12% of treatment episodes in 2006-07 to 23% in 2015-16.
* The median age of clients in AOD treatment services is increasing, 33 years in 2015-16, up from 31 in 2006-07.

Download web report: Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia, 2015-16: key findings<http://www.aihw.gov.au/alcohol-and-other-drugs/data-sources/aodts-nmds-2015-16/>

Infographic: Alcohol & Other Drug Treatment Services 2015-16<http://www.aihw.gov.au/assets/0/140/6442453687/60129543187/60129543188/60129543191/60129543278/60129543279/afd4d5b1-049e-4a7a-ad45-1c59d87cd04d.jpg?n=8359>

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