This section contains information about the provision of medical/psychological treatment for cocaine use. It covers episodes of professional treatment for cocaine-related problems, who is most likely to seek help, and changes in these patterns over time.
The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set 2019-20 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2021) is the source of data used in this section. It is the only Australian data source which provides a synthesis of state and territory data on publicly funded cocaine-related treatment.
- What proportion of alcohol and drug treatment episodes in Australia are cocaine-related?
- How has the number and proportion of cocaine treatment episodes in Australia changed over time?
- Are men or women in Australia more likely to receive treatment for cocaine use?
- Are younger or older Australians more likely to receive treatment for cocaine use?