Table 10.9
Year 2005 discharges from OPIOID REPLACEMENT DETOXIFICATION1
by treatment referral source, according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2005
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 20 States and jurisdictions that offered opioid replacement detoxification and reported these data to TEDS.]
Treatment referral source Number Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 23,632 8,270 4,618 12,888 8,532 724 1,488
Number
Self- or individual 13,817 3,315 2,142  5,457 6,791 266 1,303
Criminal justice/DUI  1,097   672   133    805   239  13    40
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  2,580   983   748  1,731   457 357    35
Other health care provider  3,858 2,058 1,131  3,189   562  43    64
Other community referral    649   193   165    358   242  19    30
No. of discharges  22,001 7,221 4,319 11,540 8,291 698 1,472
Column percent
Self- or individual  62.8  45.9  49.6  47.3  81.9  38.1  88.5
Criminal justice/DUI   5.0   9.3   3.1   7.0   2.9   1.9   2.7
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  11.7  13.6  17.3  15.0   5.5  51.1   2.4
Other health care provider  17.5  28.5  26.2  27.6   6.8   6.2   4.3
Other community referral   2.9   2.7   3.8   3.1   2.9   2.7   2.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  24.0  15.5  39.5  49.1   1.9   9.4
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  61.3  12.1  73.4  21.8   1.2   3.6
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0  38.1  29.0  67.1  17.7  13.8   1.4
Other health care provider 100.0  53.3  29.3  82.7  14.6   1.1   1.7
Other community referral 100.0  29.7  25.4  55.2  37.3   2.9   4.6
Total  100.0  32.8  19.6  52.5  37.7   3.2   6.7
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  16  20  14  14  15  19
Criminal justice/DUI   8   7  17  14  61  20
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider   5   6   5   2   1  32
Other health care provider   7   5   7  12   2  28
Other community referral   8   6   7  37  87  82
Total   11   8   7    13   1  19
Average length of stay (days)
Individual  42  35  48  42  91  40
Criminal justice/DUI  33  19  71  45 114  41
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  13  11  12  20   6  58
Other health care provider  15  10  18  23  32  34
Other community referral  57  31  22  87 144 110
Total   34  23  33    41  46  41
1 Includes ambulatory detoxification (n = 13,369; 57 percent), free-standing residential detoxification (n = 10,002; 42 percent), and hospital detoxification (n = 261; 1 percent) where opioid replacement therapy was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.03.06.

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