Table 6.3
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of detoxification service, planned use of opioid treatment,1
and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2003
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Type of detoxification service,
planned use of opioid
treatment, 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 438,637 137,093 83,896 118,612 16,837 38,947 9,403 9,106 13,435 213 2,886 960 179 413 189 6,468
Type of detoxification service                
Free-standing residential 72.5 80.8 73.6 55.1 72.1 87.5 82.4 71.8 96.1 93.4 56.1 72.0 80.4 95.2 93.7 58.8
Hospital inpatient 19.2 16.4 24.5 24.8 16.3 8.6 12.6 5.1 2.6 5.6 39.2 23.9 11.7 2.4 4.2 34.2
Ambulatory detoxification 8.3 2.8 1.9 20.1 11.6 3.9 5.1 23.1 1.3 0.9 4.7 4.2 7.8 2.4 2.1 7.0
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 438,637 137,093 83,896 118,612 16,837 38,947 9,403 9,106 13,435 213 2,886 960 179 413 189 6,468
Planned use of opioid treatment1                
Yes 5.5 0.1 0.1 18.0 9.3 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 1.5 0.6 2.4
No 94.5 99.9 99.9 82.0 90.7 99.6 99.0 99.6 99.1 99.5 99.3 99.4 99.3 98.5 99.4 97.6
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 416,521 130,237 80,102 116,175 16,092 37,154 8,960 8,219 11,363 207 2,828 866 148 409 178 3,583
Source of referral to treatment                
Individual 60.8 49.1 60.3 74.9 66.0 66.9 62.6 37.9 60.3 38.5 51.1 53.5 52.2 73.7 49.4 49.6
Criminal justice/DUI 10.3 18.2 6.2 3.7 4.1 6.5 8.6 34.8 14.4 13.2 6.2 7.9 16.6 9.5 14.6 10.5
Substance abuse provider 10.2 9.1 12.1 10.9 11.0 9.9 10.2 7.8 7.2 13.7 20.8 12.6 10.8 6.3 4.5 2.2
Other health care provider 8.7 11.6 8.4 4.5 10.5 9.0 10.5 10.5 9.8 6.8 15.0 13.7 10.2 5.5 20.8 11.6
School (educational) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.1 - - 0.2 0.2 0.6 - - - - *
Employer/EAP 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.7 1.5 0.1 1.0 0.5 0.9 1.3 - - - - 0.4
Other community referral 9.4 11.5 12.3 5.6 7.5 7.3 7.2 6.7 8.2 26.8 6.2 11.2 8.3 5.0 10.7 25.7
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 411,330 130,697 78,749 108,231 15,960 38,093 8,083 8,670 12,965 205 2,734 890 157 380 178 5,338
1 Treatment with the medications methadone, LAAM, or buprenorphine.
* Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 4.11.05.