Table 3.5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2007
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 No. of
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 1,817,577 406,038 326,887 246,871 90,516 167,914 66,858 287,933 143,024 897 9,949 4,210 1,502 3,124 992 60,862
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 37.5 42.5 35.8 14.2 16.6 28.2 37.2 56.9 56.6 28.0 20.8 25.8 41.3 53.8 33.8 29.8
Self- or individual 32.6 28.6 31.6 58.1 51.6 36.1 28.6 14.8 20.7 24.4 41.5 38.4 27.9 20.8 29.1 40.7
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
10.4 8.4 12.3 14.8 14.0 15.6 12.7 6.1 5.7 9.6 15.0 14.9 9.4 8.1 8.7 2.1
Other health care provider 6.6 8.0 7.7 5.6 8.8 6.7 5.8 4.0 2.9 16.4 11.7 7.9 6.8 3.5 9.4 12.8
School (educational) 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 3.5 0.3 2.5 0.6 1.7 1.2 0.1 7.8 3.7
Employer/EAP 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4
Other community referral 11.2 11.0 11.1 7.1 8.2 12.9 14.2 13.7 13.6 19.0 9.8 10.6 13.1 13.3 11.0 10.4
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 1,789,701 401,292 322,953 244,361 89,416 165,919 66,102 284,138 141,044 825 9,857 4,151 1,453 3,059 958 54,173
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 44.1 51.4 39.4 22.9 42.8 32.2 43.3 57.9 49.9 61.8 38.3 58.8 47.9 41.2 58.9 67.7
1 21.4 20.6 21.6 18.0 23.5 20.9 23.4 23.1 24.2 13.8 21.9 19.5 22.4 24.5 17.8 14.5
2 12.1 10.2 13.2 14.9 13.3 14.6 13.3 9.5 12.2 8.2 12.9 9.0 12.3 16.0 8.1 6.3
3 7.0 5.6 8.0 10.8 7.2 9.9 7.4 4.1 6.0 2.7 7.5 4.7 6.5 7.3 6.6 3.2
4 4.0 3.1 4.7 6.9 4.0 6.1 4.0 1.8 3.0 2.1 5.0 2.3 3.6 3.0 2.3 1.7
5 or more 11.5 9.1 13.1 26.5 9.2 16.4 8.5 3.4 4.7 11.3 14.4 5.7 7.2 8.0 6.2 6.7
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 1,612,171 356,340 279,446 218,118 83,605 155,214 62,160 275,017 137,333 803 8,205 3,964 1,427 3,049 950 26,540
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.6.08.

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