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Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2015-16

Posted on: 3 July, 2017
Issue: Vol 17 No 3, July 2017 – September 2017
Related to Alcohol use Illicit drug use

Da Silva K, Petricevic M, Elliot F, Drake S (2017)
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2015-16
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

This report presents information about publicly funded alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services (AODTS) in Australia for 2015-16. This report provides the following information:

  • Chapter 1 – introduction: provides background information about AODTS in Australia, the AODTS National Minimum Data Set (NMDS), and the context in which these data are reported.
  • Chapter 2 – at a glance: provides an overview of findings from the 2015-16 AODTS NMDS.
  • Chapter 3 – agencies: presents data on AOD treatment agencies.
  • Chapter 4 – drugs of concern: provides information on the drugs for which people receive treatment.
  • Chapter 5 – treatment provided: looks at the type of treatment provided, including the characteristics of clients and episodes, and the type and outcome of treatment.

Information on the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients seeking treatment is included.

Abstract adapted from Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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