Table 3.3. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by age at admission and treatment referral source according to primary substance of abuse: 2011
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Age at admission and treatment referral source All admis-
sions
aged
12-17
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amines
Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With second-ary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Total admissions aged 12-17 137,868  7,119 11,628 1,503 2,921 284 825 103,701 2,886 731 193 341 49 381 5,306
Age at admission            
12 years   1.3   3.9   0.9   0.1   0.3   0.4   0.4   1.0   0.3   0.5   1.0   0.9      - -   4.2   5.6
13 years   4.5   8.7   3.8   0.7   1.9   1.4   1.8   4.2   1.8   2.6   5.2   2.6      - -  13.4  11.1
14 years  10.9  11.3   9.5   3.3   5.0   4.9   6.7  11.2   6.7   6.8  13.5   9.7   8.2  18.4  17.0
15 years  21.3  16.8  18.8   8.1  12.6  15.5  19.0  22.4  19.4  20.2  18.1  19.9  30.6  23.9  21.4
16 years  29.9  24.6  30.0  27.7  28.4  26.4  29.5  30.7  32.6  30.0  30.1  28.2  26.5  19.7  22.7
17 years  32.1  34.7  36.9  60.1  51.8  51.4  42.7  30.5  39.2  39.8  32.1  38.7  34.7  20.5  22.2
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
No. of admissions  137,868 7,119 11,628 1,503 2,921 284 825 103,701 2,886 731 193 341 49 381 5,306
Treatment referral source            
Criminal justice/DUI  43.3  36.2  40.7  30.7  29.4  37.9  40.0  45.9  40.5  34.9  30.0  36.6  31.3  33.0  24.6
Self or individual  17.2  18.4  18.4  33.0  29.9  16.0  20.7  16.2  21.3  21.3  26.3  24.1  25.0  25.2  16.5
School (educational)  14.4  26.0  15.2   3.2   5.6   7.8   7.0  13.5   9.4   7.1  14.7   9.8   6.3   9.4  29.4
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider   5.9   3.5   6.6  16.1  12.3  11.3  14.4   5.6   7.7  11.4   8.9  10.4  10.4   6.4   2.5
Other health care provider   4.3   3.1   6.1   7.2   8.5   7.1   5.4   3.9   5.3  12.2   8.9   5.8  16.7  12.1   4.3
Employer/EAP   0.1   0.1      *   0.1   0.2      - -      - -      *   0.1   0.1      - -      - -      - -   0.3   0.1
Other community referral  14.8  12.6  12.9   9.9  14.2  19.9  12.4  14.8  15.7  13.0  11.1  13.4  10.4  13.7  22.5
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
No. of admissions  135,295  7,020 11,429 1,480 2,848 282 812 101,847 2,818 722 190 328 48 373 5,098
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.15.12.

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