Table 6.5
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by primary substance at admission, 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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Primary substance at admission Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
Alcohol  30,053 13,747  3,852 17,599  7,543  2,668  2,243
Opiates  18,774  6,531  1,919  8,450  6,701  2,060  1,563
Cocaine  27,615  9,407  4,056 13,463  9,044  2,420  2,688
Marijuana/hashish  15,236  5,553  2,104  7,657  4,444  1,911  1,224
Stimulants  23,204  9,277  2,939 12,216  7,734    980  2,274
Other/unknown   2,260    907    296  1,203    537    175    345
No. of discharges  117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Column percent
Alcohol  25.7  30.3  25.4  29.0  21.0  26.1  21.7
Opiates  16.0  14.4  12.7  13.9  18.6  20.2  15.1
Cocaine  23.6  20.7  26.7  22.2  25.1  23.7  26.0
Marijuana/hashish  13.0  12.2  13.9  12.6  12.3  18.7  11.8
Stimulants  19.8  20.4  19.4  20.2  21.5   9.6  22.0
Other/unknown   1.9   2.0   2.0   2.0   1.5   1.7   3.3
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Alcohol 100.0  45.7  12.8  58.6  25.1   8.9   7.5
Opiates 100.0  34.8  10.2  45.0  35.7  11.0   8.3
Cocaine 100.0  34.1  14.7  48.8  32.8   8.8   9.7
Marijuana/hashish 100.0  36.4  13.8  50.3  29.2  12.5   8.0
Stimulants 100.0  40.0  12.7  52.6  33.3   4.2   9.8
Other/unknown 100.0  40.1  13.1  53.2  23.8   7.7  15.3
Total  100.0  38.8  12.9  51.7  30.7   8.7   8.8
Median length of stay (days)
Alcohol  52  87  29  28  47  43
Opiates  56 110  40  25  49  41
Cocaine  54  93  30  29  49  46
Marijuana/hashish  60 103  42  27  51  51
Stimulants  46  89  36  17  34  35
Other/unknown  47  89  32  29  43  30
Total   53  90  32    25  47  41
Average length of stay (days)
Alcohol  85 113  63  55  73  72
Opiates  97 152  76  59  81  76
Cocaine  96 149  70  62  82  77
Marijuana/hashish 102 148  77  66  88  90
Stimulants  66 101  55  34  53  54
Other/unknown  95 136  59  60  85  78
Total   88 128  67    54  78  72
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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