Table 5.2
Discharges aged 12 and older from long-term residential treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: 2009
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 44 States and jurisdictions that offered long-term residential
substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge 
Total Completed Transferred to
further treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All intensive outpatient.
treatment discharges
.
135,390 62,570 21,136 32,836 12,138   6,710
Gender
Male  87,595  41,410  12,086  21,232   8,519   4,348
Female  47,774  21,149   9,047  11,598   3,618   2,362
No. of discharges  135,369  62,559  21,133  32,830  12,137   6,710
Age at admission
12 to 20 years  18,580   8,620   2,395   4,193   2,247   1,125
21 to 30 years  40,931  17,131   6,967  10,508   4,154   2,171
31 to 40 years  31,872  14,657   5,199   7,931   2,571   1,514
41 to 50 years  31,931  15,609   4,835   7,692   2,386   1,409
Over 50 years  12,076   6,553   1,740   2,512     780     491
No. of discharges  135,390  62,570  21,136  32,836  12,138   6,710
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic)  72,978  35,840  10,906  15,849   6,804   3,579
Black (non-Hispanic)  30,134  12,898   4,130   8,625   2,970   1,511
Hispanic origin  19,851   8,767   3,039   5,724   1,482     839
Other  10,575   4,837   2,099   2,282     844     513
No. of discharges  133,538  62,342  20,174  32,480  12,100   6,442
Primary substance
Alcohol  41,992  21,216   6,273   9,069   3,459   1,975
Opiates  26,604  10,741   3,668   7,584   3,256   1,355
Marijuana/hashish  19,902   9,068   2,561   4,644   2,409   1,220
Cocaine  22,960   9,730   3,610   6,443   1,909   1,268
Stimulants  20,716  10,337   4,640   4,338     782     619
Other/unknown   3,216   1,478     384     758     323     273
No. of discharges  135,390  62,570  21,136  32,836  12,138   6,710
Frequency of use
No use in the past month  48,231  23,533   7,914   8,925   4,981   2,878
Some use  42,373  19,855   7,400  11,062   2,636   1,420
Daily use  44,027  18,931   5,728  12,639   4,443   2,286
No. of discharges  134,631  62,319  21,042  32,626  12,060   6,584
No. of prior treatment episodes
None  40,277  18,844   7,634   8,630   2,755   2,414
1 or more  91,370  41,883  12,960  23,420   8,983   4,124
No. of discharges  131,647  60,727  20,594  32,050  11,738   6,538
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI  50,725  25,380   8,547  10,206   4,325   2,267
Self or individual  34,420  15,283   5,382   9,939   2,195   1,621
Health care/community  48,292  20,927   7,075  12,224   5,431   2,635
No. of discharges  133,437  61,590  21,004  32,369  11,951   6,523
Employment status1
Employed   9,303   5,161   1,572   1,536     590     444
Unemployed/Not in labor force 121,539  54,999  19,054  30,446  11,044   5,996
No. of discharges  130,842  60,160  20,626  31,982  11,634   6,440
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years  43,373  18,319   7,088  11,965   3,991   2,010
12 years (or GED)  52,961  24,527   8,515  12,744   4,588   2,587
More than 12 years  28,042  14,065   4,232   6,052   2,307   1,386
No. of discharges  124,376  56,911  19,835  30,761  10,886   5,983
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: The "Other" category includes clients who were discharged because they were incarcerated, died, moved, became ill, were hospitalized, or other reason somewhat out of client's control, or if the client status at discharge was not known.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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