Table 6.3
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of detoxification service, medication-assisted opioid therapy,1
and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2006
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Type of detoxification service,
meducation-assisted
opioid therapy,1 and source
of referral to treatment
All
detox-
ification
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 382,603 121,371 73,996 97,722 20,800 32,663 7,636 6,550 12,882 192 2,465 820 106 184 129 5,087
Type of detoxification service                
Free-standing residential 73.4 79.7 69.5 60.2 69.3 90.7 82.7 88.6 93.8 95.3 68.2 67.7 83.0 91.8 76.7 57.4
Hospital inpatient 20.5 16.4 28.7 26.3 18.3 7.5 14.0 7.8 4.4 3.6 28.1 24.3 8.5 4.9 11.6 40.9
Ambulatory detoxification 6.1 3.9 1.8 13.5 12.4 1.8 3.3 3.6 1.8 1.0 3.7 8.0 8.5 3.3 11.6 1.7
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 382,603 121,371 73,996 97,722 20,800 32,663 7,636 6,550 12,882 192 2,465 820 106 184 129 5,087
Medication-assisted opioid therapy1                
Yes 3.6 0.1 0.2 11.0 10.7 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.4 1.1 3.2 5.5 2.1 1.8 0.8 1.4
No 96.4 99.9 99.8 89.0 89.3 99.6 99.3 99.4 99.6 98.9 96.8 94.5 97.9 98.2 99.2 98.6
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 371,239 118,878 71,871 95,929 19,992 31,807 7,414 6,009 12,231 188 2,372 783 97 166 124 3,378
Source of referral to treatment                
Self- or individual 59.9 42.1 63.6 75.9 68.3 68.0 61.6 44.5 57.5 35.1 62.9 56.5 55.8 58.7 52.8 58.8
Criminal justice/DUI 13.0 25.7 6.5 3.8 4.7 7.9 10.4 30.4 21.7 15.7 6.9 10.0 18.3 16.8 16.5 10.7
Substance abuse provider 8.8 6.5 10.0 9.5 12.6 10.0 10.5 7.5 7.0 5.2 13.4 13.8 9.6 12.3 4.7 14.0
Other health care provider 8.4 11.0 9.6 4.4 7.5 7.3 9.5 9.4 7.8 4.2 10.6 8.6 10.6 7.3 18.9 11.0
School (educational) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1 - - 0.1 - - 1.0 - - - - 0.3
Employer/EAP 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 - - 0.3 0.5 - - - - 0.8 0.2
Other community referral 9.4 14.3 9.6 5.9 6.4 6.7 7.4 7.5 5.8 39.8 5.8 10.6 4.8 5.0 6.3 5.0
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 377,589 120,366 73,282 96,244 20,520 32,313 7,551 6,449 12,749 191 2,447 791 104 179 127 4,276
1 Opioid therapy with methadone or buprenorphine.
- - Quantity is zero.
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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