Table 3.1a. Admissions aged 12 to 17, by primary substance of abuse: 1999-2009
Number
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions.]
Primary substance 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total admissions aged 12-17 137,596 137,769 145,369 157,744 156,976 146,356 145,009 142,890 141,290 152,221 149,277
Marijuana/hashish  82,614  85,168  90,620  99,548 101,267  93,446  96,244  94,565  93,256 104,668 106,733
Alcohol  35,456  33,408  32,965  32,482  29,650  28,441  26,855  28,710  29,413  29,573  26,687
Alcohol only  11,163  10,729  10,959  10,794  10,604  10,401   9,998  11,060  11,708  11,634  10,577
Alcohol w/secondary drug  24,293  22,679  22,006  21,688  19,046  18,040  16,857  17,650  17,705  17,939  16,110
Stimulants   3,471   4,094   5,079   5,986   6,694   7,493   8,517   6,375   5,162   3,799   3,065
Methamphetamine   2,546   2,965   3,708   4,542   5,321   6,071   7,130   5,475   3,767   2,191   1,957
Other amphetamines1     787     940   1,125   1,250   1,209   1,302   1,279     583     681     701     866
Other stimulants     138     189     246     194     164     120     108     317     714     907     242
Opiates   2,111   1,966   2,022   2,224   2,453   2,527   2,566   2,578   2,726   3,692   4,350
Heroin   1,872   1,578   1,439   1,515   1,487   1,442   1,337   1,229   1,135   1,344   1,504
Other opiates/synthetics     239     388     583     709     966   1,085   1,229   1,349   1,591   2,348   2,846
Non-RX methadone      36      38      39      46      55      47      61      48      58      78      72
Other opiates/synthetics     203     350     544     663     911   1,038   1,168   1,301   1,533   2,270   2,774
Cocaine   3,167   2,577   2,567   2,927   3,278   3,353   3,799   4,150   3,256   2,535   1,427
Smoked cocaine   1,367   1,082   1,009   1,114   1,236   1,133   1,225   1,312     878     728     453
Non-smoked cocaine   1,800   1,495   1,558   1,813   2,042   2,220   2,574   2,838   2,378   1,807     974
Other drugs   4,692   4,548   4,643   3,292   3,038   2,915   2,686   2,651   2,946   3,143   3,257
Tranquilizers     225     274     400     389     399     422     431     388     555     599     767
Benzodiazepine     131     157     251     245     303     310     368     344     488     533     697
Other tranquilizers      94     117     149     144      96     112      63      44      67      66      70
Inhalants     610     529     462     466     517     521     474     446     464     514     501
Hallucinogens   1,097     985     860     666     440     421     327     306     401     414     422
Sedatives/hypnotics     113     172     216     254     280     278     252     293     401     377     346
Barbiturates      29      49      43      43      71      63      28      37      49      59      58
Other sedatives/hypnotics      84     123     173     211     209     215     224     256     352     318     288
Over-the-counter      89      87     164     172     256     276     281     404     353     340     412
PCP     182     167     162     192     168      94      85      90      58      66      56
Other   2,376   2,334   2,379   1,153     978     903     836     724     714     833     753
None reported   6,085   6,008   7,473  11,285  10,596   8,181   4,342   3,861   4,531   4,811   3,758
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: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 11.03.10.

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