Highlights

This report presents results from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) for approximately 1.5 million discharges from substance abuse treatment in 2006. The report provides information on treatment completion, length of stay in treatment, and demographic and substance abuse characteristics of discharges from alcohol or drug treatment in facilities that reported to individual State administrative data systems. Data are presented for specific service types rather than for treatment episodes, which can involve treatment in multiple service types.

Type of Service
Of the 1,502,285 discharges in 2006 [Table 2.2b]:1

Reason for Discharge
Of the 1,502,285 discharges in 2006 [Table 2.3b]:1

Treatment Completion by Type of Service
The treatment completion rate was 47 percent for discharges from all service types combined. For the individual service types, treatment was completed by [Table 2.4]:

Median Length of Stay (LOS)
The median LOS in treatment by type of service [Table 2.4]:

The median LOS by type of service, limited to only those who completed treatment [Table 2.4]:

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