Table 3.5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2003
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Stimulants Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Other
stimu-
lants
Total 1,840,275 426,076 341,200 272,782 50,946 180,810 68,608 284,361 135,716 1,227 7,980 4,121 2,187 4,086 1,167 59,008
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 36.0 40.4 33.8 14.3 15.6 25.8 35.2 57.0 50.9 34.4 19.5 26.8 44.8 52.5 31.3 28.9
Individual 34.0 30.6 31.0 59.3 50.2 40.1 31.5 16.5 24.8 29.5 38.4 36.3 24.4 25.7 29.5 39.7
Substance abuse provider 10.6 9.0 14.3 14.7 14.1 14.3 12.2 5.4 4.9 9.0 16.7 12.6 10.5 7.0 9.1 2.6
Other health care provider 7.1 8.6 7.9 4.8 10.6 7.6 7.5 5.0 5.2 7.4 15.4 11.8 8.8 4.0 13.0 10.7
School (educational) 1.3 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 4.5 0.4 2.4 0.6 1.2 1.1 0.3 4.5 5.2
Employer/EAP 1.0 1.3 1.0 0.3 1.3 0.7 1.9 1.2 0.5 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.0
Other community referral 10.1 9.4 11.1 6.5 7.9 11.3 11.4 10.4 13.4 16.4 8.5 10.2 9.8 9.9 12.0 11.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,743,611 406,102 323,488 251,664 48,573 176,570 60,706 272,360 131,579 1,179 7,627 3,887 2,057 3,806 1,104 52,909
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 43.3 50.4 37.2 21.8 40.4 33.2 39.7 58.2 50.1 55.0 44.0 48.4 47.0 42.4 52.7 72.5
1 23.3 22.2 23.3 21.3 25.0 24.0 25.7 24.7 26.7 21.6 22.5 23.4 25.2 26.6 18.3 14.3
2 12.4 10.7 13.9 16.0 13.7 15.3 14.5 9.2 11.9 11.2 12.2 12.1 12.5 15.0 8.4 4.9
3 7.0 5.8 8.4 10.7 7.7 9.5 7.7 3.7 5.4 5.3 7.0 6.1 6.5 6.9 5.8 2.4
4 3.8 3.0 4.7 6.7 4.0 5.3 4.1 1.6 2.3 2.6 3.7 2.9 3.4 3.3 2.5 1.4
5 or more 10.2 7.9 12.5 23.5 9.1 12.7 8.3 2.6 3.6 4.3 10.7 7.0 5.5 5.7 12.3 4.5
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,511,996 337,918 265,024 215,998 43,205 160,651 56,191 252,799 121,505 1,104 6,128 3,496 1,812 3,742 1,023 41,400
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.