Table 6.3
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of detoxification service, medication-assisted opioid therapy,1
and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2007
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Type of detoxification service,
meducation-assisted opioid
therapy,1 and source of
referral to treatment
All detox-
ification
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 398,231 130,780 78,852 93,641 27,279 29,867 7,504 10,187 11,566 164 3,921 845 104 171 118 3,232
Type of detoxification service                
Free-standing residential 71.0 77.5 67.5 61.3 62.7 89.1 77.0 58.8 87.0 81.1 52.3 71.5 85.6 90.1 71.2 63.8
Hospital inpatient 18.8 15.8 26.3 25.6 16.4 5.4 9.2 4.0 4.1 4.3 32.7 18.2 4.8 4.7 7.6 12.3
Ambulatory detoxification 10.2 6.7 6.2 13.1 20.8 5.5 13.8 37.1 8.9 14.6 15.0 10.3 9.6 5.3 21.2 23.9
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 398,231 130,780 78,852 93,641 27,279 29,867 7,504 10,187 11,566 164 3,921 845 104 171 118 3,232
Medication-assisted opioid
therapy1
               
Yes 3.3 0.2 0.3 9.9 10.8 0.3 1.0 0.6 0.4 - - 1.7 5.1 - - 1.2 - - 2.2
No 96.7 99.8 99.7 90.1 89.2 99.7 99.0 99.4 99.6 100.0 98.3 94.9 100.0 98.8 100.0 97.8
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 385,593 128,079 76,730 89,652 26,209 29,187 7,262 9,667 10,900 163 3,814 809 95 163 117 2,746
Source of referral to treatment                
Self- or individual 58.6 41.9 62.1 77.1 65.4 67.8 57.9 36.3 55.8 21.1 58.6 57.5 52.0 58.4 47.8 52.2
Criminal justice/DUI 14.4 25.9 8.1 3.7 7.8 8.5 15.4 36.3 25.0 13.8 10.9 10.8 19.6 19.3 31.0 22.0
Substance abuse provider 8.1 6.3 9.3 8.5 11.7 9.1 9.8 5.7 6.9 7.2 11.8 16.3 8.8 7.5 4.4 9.3
Other health care provider 8.7 11.4 10.3 4.4 8.0 7.6 7.9 8.3 6.8 7.2 9.9 9.2 7.8 8.1 9.7 8.9
School (educational) 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.1 0.1 - - 0.2 0.1 - - 0.6 - - 0.4
Employer/EAP 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.9 0.1 - - 0.5 - - - - - - - - 0.3
Other community referral 9.7 14.0 9.7 6.0 6.5 6.7 8.5 11.4 5.4 50.7 8.1 6.1 11.8 6.2 7.1 6.9
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 395,754 130,204 78,558 93,095 27,116 29,664 7,428 10,092 11,469 152 3,904 823 102 161 113 2,873
1Medication-assisted opioid therapy with methadone or buprenorphine.
- - Quantity is zero.
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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