Table 5.9
Year 2005 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL 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 31 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential 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 128,756 72,221 22,452 94,673 19,760 9,300 5,023
Number
Self- or individual  36,406 18,782  6,493 25,275  6,697 2,763 1,671
Criminal justice/DUI  24,894 14,805  4,544 19,349  2,298 2,386   861
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  36,697 21,859  5,679 27,538  5,606 2,272 1,281
Other health care provider  11,457  7,053  1,323  8,376  1,957   654   470
Other community referral  13,086  6,986  2,789  9,775  2,067   799   445
No. of discharges  122,540 69,485 20,828 90,313 18,625 8,874 4,728
Column percent
Self- or individual  29.7  27.0  31.2  28.0  36.0  31.1  35.3
Criminal justice/DUI  20.3  21.3  21.8  21.4  12.3  26.9  18.2
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  29.9  31.5  27.3  30.5  30.1  25.6  27.1
Other health care provider   9.3  10.2   6.4   9.3  10.5   7.4   9.9
Other community referral  10.7  10.1  13.4  10.8  11.1   9.0   9.4
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  51.6  17.8  69.4  18.4   7.6   4.6
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  59.5  18.3  77.7   9.2   9.6   3.5
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0  59.6  15.5  75.0  15.3   6.2   3.5
Other health care provider 100.0  61.6  11.5  73.1  17.1   5.7   4.1
Other community referral 100.0  53.4  21.3  74.7  15.8   6.1   3.4
Total  100.0  56.7  17.0  73.7  15.2   7.2   3.9
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  20  24  24   7  14  10
Criminal justice/DUI  25  27  27  10  18  16
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  19  25  14   6  11   8
Other health care provider  17  21  21   6  12   8
Other community referral  25  27  27   8  16   9
Total   21  25  21     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  26  25  28  20  30  49
Criminal justice/DUI  33  31  35  33  35  49
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  20  24  17  10  15  16
Other health care provider  23  23  30  18  22  36
Other community referral  29  30  34  24  26  32
Total   26  26  27    19  26  37
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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