Table 3.9
Year 2005 discharges from OUTPATIENT treatment1
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 33 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Treatment referral source Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 592,057 212,078 73,652 285,730 171,454 62,556 72,317
Number
Self- or individual 126,803  30,986 19,566  50,552  40,851 15,116 20,284
Criminal justice/DUI 301,966 131,415 32,991 164,406  76,346 30,587 30,627
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  36,882  11,023  4,769  15,792  13,373  3,417  4,300
Other health care provider  28,527   6,417  4,861  11,278  10,316  3,023  3,910
Other community referral  80,687  26,092 10,518  36,610  26,055  8,273  9,749
No. of discharges  574,865 205,933 72,705 278,638 166,941 60,416 68,870
Column percent
Self- or individual  22.1  15.0  26.9  18.1  24.5  25.0  29.5
Criminal justice/DUI  52.5  63.8  45.4  59.0  45.7  50.6  44.5
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider   6.4   5.4   6.6   5.7   8.0   5.7   6.2
Other health care provider   5.0   3.1   6.7   4.0   6.2   5.0   5.7
Other community referral  14.0  12.7  14.5  13.1  15.6  13.7  14.2
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  24.4  15.4  39.9  32.2  11.9  16.0
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  43.5  10.9  54.4  25.3  10.1  10.1
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0  29.9  12.9  42.8  36.3   9.3  11.7
Other health care provider 100.0  22.5  17.0  39.5  36.2  10.6  13.7
Other community referral 100.0  32.3  13.0  45.4  32.3  10.3  12.1
Total  100.0  35.8  12.6  48.5  29.0  10.5  12.0
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  62 107  19  39  70  86
Criminal justice/DUI  85 120  44  51  63  67
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  71 133  38  44  59  65
Other health care provider  57 120  17  39  63  77
Other community referral  67 112  35  43  57  60
Total   76 118  34    45  64  71
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual 115 153  89  86 113 144
Criminal justice/DUI 122 151 109  90  95 113
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 116 180  88  79 102 111
Other health care provider 119 174  85  87 116 156
Other community referral 107 148  84  81  94 105
Total  118 153  97    87 101 123
1 Excludes records 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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