Table 3.5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2004
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 1,875,026 416,510 336,954 265,895 63,243 184,949 71,438 298,317 150,402 1,007 8,558 4,487 2,408 3,272 1,209 66,377
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 36.3 41.6 35.0 14.5 16.1 26.8 34.3 57.0 50.4 38.4 19.6 27.0 49.5 58.9 28.1 19.9
Self- or individual 33.7 29.4 30.9 57.8 49.8 37.8 31.8 16.3 24.5 31.3 39.6 35.8 24.2 19.5 32.4 53.0
Substance abuse provider 10.7 9.1 13.3 16.2 14.5 15.3 12.9 5.5 5.1 8.8 17.2 12.9 8.5 7.6 8.4 2.2
Other health care provider 6.9 8.5 7.7 4.9 10.1 7.6 6.9 4.7 4.6 8.0 13.7 10.2 5.2 2.7 11.8 8.9
School (educational) 1.2 0.7 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.4 4.1 0.4 2.2 0.8 1.3 1.5 0.1 7.6 3.5
Employer/EAP 0.9 1.3 1.0 0.3 1.1 0.7 1.8 1.2 0.4 0.8 0.8 1.4 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5
Other community referral 10.4 9.4 11.3 6.3 8.1 11.6 11.9 11.2 14.6 10.5 8.2 11.4 10.7 10.6 10.9 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 1,809,407 404,574 325,665 258,776 61,241 178,777 68,268 288,179 144,552 982 8,280 4,247 2,327 3,169 1,169 59,201
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 43.5 50.7 38.2 22.0 39.5 32.5 40.4 57.6 49.9 47.6 43.3 46.3 48.2 42.0 55.1 73.5
1 23.2 22.4 23.5 20.1 25.4 23.6 25.7 24.6 26.6 26.4 23.2 24.0 24.8 24.7 19.2 12.1
2 12.4 10.7 13.5 15.7 13.9 15.4 14.2 9.6 11.7 12.0 12.0 13.5 12.3 15.0 8.6 5.2
3 6.9 5.8 8.0 10.6 7.6 9.5 7.7 3.9 5.2 5.5 6.3 5.9 5.6 6.8 4.9 2.5
4 3.9 3.1 4.7 7.0 4.3 5.6 4.1 1.6 2.4 1.9 4.1 3.2 2.9 3.7 3.2 1.3
5 or more 10.2 7.3 12.1 24.6 9.3 13.4 7.9 2.8 4.0 6.5 11.1 7.1 6.4 7.8 9.1 5.5
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 1,531,474 333,988 262,052 210,367 53,550 164,230 58,612 262,744 131,827 890 6,569 3,879 2,000 2,929 1,059 36,778

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