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More than 26,000 new treatment episodes aimed at addressing substance abuse were recorded in 2021. This concerns the treatment of approximately 15,000 different individuals.

Two thirds of treatments (62.1%) took place in a residential context such as a psychiatric hospital, general hospital, crisis intervention centre or therapeutic community.

Number of treatment episodes in 2021 by facility type

Profile of patients:

The top three substances reported as the main substance differ according to the type of contact:



Learn more?  Treatment Demand Indicator Register in Belgium |