Table 6.9
Year 2005 discharges from LONG-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 34 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 117,142 45,422 15,166 60,588 36,003 10,214 10,337
Number
Self- or individual  31,668 11,352  4,079 15,431 10,945  1,924  3,368
Criminal justice/DUI  41,039 16,310  5,779 22,089 11,879  3,283  3,788
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  23,631  9,458  2,249 11,707  7,070  3,186  1,668
Other health care provider   6,237  2,331    975  3,306  1,959    450    522
Other community referral  11,420  4,543  1,657  6,200  3,414  1,002    804
No. of discharges  113,995 43,994 14,739 58,733 35,267  9,845 10,150
Column percent
Self- or individual  27.8  25.8  27.7  26.3  31.0  19.5  33.2
Criminal justice/DUI  36.0  37.1  39.2  37.6  33.7  33.3  37.3
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  20.7  21.5  15.3  19.9  20.0  32.4  16.4
Other health care provider   5.5   5.3   6.6   5.6   5.6   4.6   5.1
Other community referral  10.0  10.3  11.2  10.6   9.7  10.2   7.9
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  35.8  12.9  48.7  34.6   6.1  10.6
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  39.7  14.1  53.8  28.9   8.0   9.2
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider 100.0  40.0   9.5  49.5  29.9  13.5   7.1
Other health care provider 100.0  37.4  15.6  53.0  31.4   7.2   8.4
Other community referral 100.0  39.8  14.5  54.3  29.9   8.8   7.0
Total  100.0  38.6  12.9  51.5  30.9   8.6   8.9
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  36  79  28  21  36  41
Criminal justice/DUI  63  98  39  29  56  45
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  61 101  42  28  51  41
Other health care provider  31  60  27  18  34  28
Other community referral  48  87  30  22  36  40
Total   53  90  33    24  47  42
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  76 108  65  49  76  67
Criminal justice/DUI 101 144  73  63  92  81
Alcohol/drug abuse care provider  92 141  62  52  72  68
Other health care provider  73 100  63  50  69  65
Other community referral  78 112  62  48  63  66
Total   88 129  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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