Table 3.1a
Admissions aged 12-17 by primary substance of abuse: TEDS 1998-2008
Number
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total admissions aged 12-17 139,129 137,596 137,863 145,385 157,748 156,999 147,158 144,592 144,501 140,262 141,683
Marijuana/hashish  81,650  82,614  85,235  90,646  99,559 101,258  94,000  95,941  94,762  91,399  96,088
Alcohol  36,566  35,456  33,435  32,964  32,480  29,637  28,510  26,789  28,510  28,860  27,860
Alcohol only  11,489  11,163  10,737  10,960  10,794  10,598  10,420   9,978  11,003  11,423  10,870
Alcohol w/secondary drug  25,077  24,293  22,698  22,004  21,686  19,039  18,090  16,811  17,507  17,437  16,990
Stimulants   4,400   3,471   4,093   5,080   5,990   6,694   7,588   8,506   6,449   5,168   3,598
Methamphetamine   3,298   2,546   2,965   3,709   4,546   5,321   6,096   7,119   5,544   3,782   2,082
Other amphetamines1     917     787     939   1,125   1,250   1,209   1,372   1,279     587     677     659
Other stimulants     185     138     189     246     194     164     120     108     318     709     857
Opiates   2,141   2,111   1,965   2,022   2,223   2,452   2,536   2,558   2,508   2,618   3,394
Heroin   1,967   1,872   1,577   1,439   1,515   1,486   1,438   1,333   1,190   1,075   1,250
Other opiates/synthetics     174     239     388     583     708     966   1,098   1,225   1,318   1,543   2,144
Non-RX methadone      23      36      38      39      46      55      51      61      51      57      66
Other opiates/synthetics     151     203     350     544     662     911   1,047   1,164   1,267   1,486   2,078
Cocaine   3,632   3,167   2,579   2,567   2,927   3,275   3,389   3,786   4,142   3,192   2,330
Smoked cocaine   1,627   1,367   1,083   1,009   1,113   1,236   1,158   1,217   1,303     861     638
Non-smoked cocaine   2,005   1,800   1,496   1,558   1,814   2,039   2,231   2,569   2,839   2,331   1,692
Other drugs   3,709   4,692   4,549   4,638   3,291   3,038   2,932   2,672   2,653   2,864   2,779
Tranquilizers     148     225     274     400     390     399     425     431     388     537     516
Benzodiazepine      64     131     157     251     246     303     311     368     343     476     456
Other tranquilizers      84      94     117     149     144      96     114      63      45      61      60
Inhalants     745     610     529     462     466     517     524     471     454     453     473
Hallucinogens     892   1,097     985     857     666     440     422     325     305     391     389
Sedatives/hypnotics     116     113     172     216     254     280     280     252     290     398     348
Barbiturates      32      29      49      43      43      71      63      28      37      49      53
Other sedatives/hypnotics      84      84     123     173     211     209     217     224     253     349     295
Over-the-counter      86      89      87     164     172     256     276     275     399     343     295
PCP     133     182     167     162     192     168      94      85      89      57      60
Other   1,589   2,376   2,335   2,377   1,151     978     911     833     728     685     698
None reported   7,031   6,085   6,007   7,468  11,278  10,645   8,203   4,340   5,477   6,161   5,634
1 The decrease in Other amphetamine admissions beginning in 2005 is because Oregon and Texas began to report Methamphetamine admissions; previously they had used the category Other amphetamines. 
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 8.31.09.

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