Table 3.5
Admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2006
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Source of referral to treatment and number of prior treatment episodes All admis-
sions
Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-
juana/
hashish
Stimulants Tran-
quil-
izers
Seda-
tives
Hallu-
cino-
gens
PCP Inhal-
ants
Other/
none
speci-
fied
Alcohol
only
With
secondary
drug
Heroin Other
opiates
Smoked
cocaine
Other
route
Metham-
phetamine/
amphet-
amine
Other
stimu-
lants
Total 1,800,717 393,810 320,222 245,984 74,750 178,475 71,660 289,988 155,643 843 8,011 3,866 1,510 2,777 1,034 52,144
Source of referral to treatment                
Criminal justice/DUI 38.0 43.3 35.6 14.2 16.7 27.8 35.7 58.0 54.9 34.6 21.6 25.8 46.9 57.6 30.3 33.0
Self- or individual 32.8 28.4 32.1 59.3 51.9 37.7 30.4 15.1 21.4 26.7 42.1 38.5 25.6 20.6 32.2 38.0
Alcohol/drug abuse
care provider
10.1 8.1 12.2 14.5 13.6 14.8 11.9 5.6 5.3 9.9 13.6 12.8 8.4 8.2 8.2 4.4
Other health care provider 6.5 8.0 7.8 5.1 9.0 7.0 6.8 4.2 3.4 6.0 12.6 9.3 6.5 3.4 11.7 8.8
School (educational) 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.4 3.5 0.4 5.3 0.4 1.3 1.7 0.2 4.3 4.0
Employer/EAP 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.8 0.5 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.6 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.6
Other community referral 10.9 10.5 10.7 6.7 7.9 12.1 13.4 12.6 14.2 17.1 9.1 11.3 10.6 9.9 12.7 11.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,768,402 388,160 315,700 242,041 73,439 175,591 70,413 284,929 152,982 830 7,899 3,769 1,459 2,706 1,010 47,474
No. of prior treatment episodes                
None 47.8 53.0 43.5 25.9 45.1 38.4 50.7 61.6 51.2 56.1 44.8 60.8 49.8 46.0 58.7 73.9
1 21.3 20.5 22.4 18.0 23.7 21.6 22.2 22.0 24.6 23.2 20.3 18.7 23.8 23.0 18.6 11.9
2 11.2 9.6 12.2 14.3 12.7 13.8 11.7 8.5 11.8 9.1 11.9 8.4 11.7 13.0 9.1 5.3
3 6.2 5.1 7.0 9.9 6.8 8.4 5.7 3.4 5.5 3.2 6.4 4.4 6.2 7.1 3.5 2.7
4 3.6 2.9 4.1 6.7 3.8 5.1 3.2 1.6 2.7 3.3 3.9 2.3 2.6 3.8 2.6 1.4
5 or more 10.0 8.9 10.8 25.3 8.0 12.8 6.5 2.9 4.2 5.0 12.7 5.4 5.9 7.1 7.6 4.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 1,415,526 314,971 226,700 182,176 66,032 137,226 52,446 237,352 149,615 757 6,804 3,200 1,342 2,292 936 33,677
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.9.07.

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