Table 4.3a
Admissions aged 12 and older by type of service, according to treatment referral source, frequency of use, and number of prior treatment episodes: TEDS 2008
Column percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Treatment referral, frequency of use, and number of prior treatment episodes All admis-
sions
Service type
Ambulatory Detoxification
(24-hour service)
Residential/Rehabilitation Medication-assisted opioid therapy1
Out-
patient
Intensive
outpatient
Free-
standing
residential
Hospital
inpatient
Ambu-
latory
Short-term
(<30 days)
Long-term
(30+ days)
Hospital
(non-detox)
Out-
patient
Detox-
ification
Resi-
dential
Total  1,893,620 871,806 213,391 288,571  72,537  13,460 184,621 145,166   6,124  81,325  13,117   3,502
Treatment referral source            
Criminal justice/DUI  37.8  53.4  45.5  14.9   3.7  25.6  23.5  37.4  13.4   6.8   3.3  20.0
Self- or individual  32.1  19.9  22.9  56.5  75.9  44.5  29.4  25.1  37.5  68.6  81.8  32.0
Substance abuse provider  10.9   6.5  10.3   9.6   3.5   9.5  27.6  22.0   5.7  14.8   8.6  25.7
Other health care provider   6.3   5.6   5.3   8.1  11.2  10.1   7.4   4.3  30.2   4.5   2.8   9.9
School (educational)   1.0   1.9   0.9   0.1   0.1      *   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.1      - -   0.1
Employer/EAP   0.6   0.8   0.8   0.2   0.2   0.7   0.7   0.2   0.4   0.2   0.1      - -
Other community referral  11.2  11.9  14.3  10.6   5.4   9.7  11.1  10.8  12.8   4.9   3.3  12.4
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
No. of admissions  1,859,757 855,579 210,063 286,106  71,999  13,337 178,366 141,772   5,943  80,150  13,025   3,417
Frequency of use            
No use in the past month  29.0  42.7  39.4   2.4   1.1   2.8  13.3  33.8   8.2  16.9   2.5  23.3
1-3 times in the past month  12.6  17.7  14.0   7.5   1.2   8.5   7.9   9.0   6.0   4.5   1.2   7.0
1-2 times per week   9.2  10.8  10.2   8.9   1.2  10.7   8.4   7.9   7.1   3.0   2.1   4.6
3-6 times per week  11.5  10.4  13.0  11.8   4.2  13.8  17.2  14.0  12.4   6.7   7.1   9.4
Daily  37.8  18.4  23.4  69.4  92.3  64.1  53.1  35.3  66.3  68.9  87.2  55.7
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
No. of admissions  1,825,074 834,069 198,533 283,374  72,323  13,189 178,664 142,786   5,929  79,910  13,099   3,198
No. of prior treatment episodes            
None  43.4  51.6  41.2  39.2  33.8  38.9  33.9  31.2  34.4  25.3  33.6  20.4
1  21.0  21.7  20.9  16.2  19.2  18.9  21.3  23.5  19.5  25.1  19.3  20.2
2  12.6  10.6  17.0  10.2  14.3  12.2  15.4  15.3  12.9  16.0  11.6  24.7
3   6.9   5.6   7.1   6.8   8.7   7.7   9.0   9.2   8.7  10.2  13.9  11.5
4   4.0   2.9   4.1   4.5   5.9   5.5   5.3   5.5   5.7   5.8   4.6   7.5
5 or more  12.1   7.5   9.7  23.1  18.2  16.8  15.2  15.2  18.8  17.6  17.0  15.6
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
No. of admissions  1,716,711 820,972 208,242 233,750  19,442  12,405 179,521 140,961   5,727  79,268  12,944   3,479
1 Therapy with methadone or buprenorphine.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
- - Quantity is zero.
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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