Table 5.9
Year 2004 discharges from SHORT-TERM RESIDENTIAL treatment1
by treatment referral source, according to reason for discharge: TEDS 2004
Number, percent distribution, and median and average lengths of stay
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by 25 States and jurisdictions that offered short-term residential substance abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Treatment referral source Total Reason for discharge, transfer, or discontinuance of treatment
Completed Transferred Completed or
transferred
Dropped
out
Terminated Other
Total discharges 78,423 48,222 11,189 59,411 11,025 4,906 3,081
Number
Self- or individual 27,132 16,563  3,369 19,932  4,447 1,685 1,068
Criminal justice/DUI 17,224 11,283  2,360 13,643  1,606 1,338   637
Substance abuse treatmt provider 15,208  8,231  3,593 11,824  1,899   714   771
Other health care provider  6,094  3,801    767  4,568    953   340   233
School    134     69     20     89     21    22     2
Employer    664    502     18    520     85    14    45
Other community referral  8,315  5,507    769  6,276  1,328   505   206
No. of discharges  74,771 45,956 10,896 56,852 10,339 4,618 2,962
Column percent
Self- or individual  36.3  36.0  30.9  35.1  43.0  36.5  36.1
Criminal justice/DUI  23.0  24.6  21.7  24.0  15.5  29.0  21.5
Substance abuse treatmt provider  20.3  17.9  33.0  20.8  18.4  15.5  26.0
Other health care provider   8.2   8.3   7.0   8.0   9.2   7.4   7.9
School   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.2   0.5   0.1
Employer   0.9   1.1   0.2   0.9   0.8   0.3   1.5
Other community referral  11.1  12.0   7.1  11.0  12.8  10.9   7.0
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  61.0  12.4  73.5  16.4   6.2   3.9
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  65.5  13.7  79.2   9.3   7.8   3.7
Substance abuse treatmt provider 100.0  54.1  23.6  77.7  12.5   4.7   5.1
Other health care provider 100.0  62.4  12.6  75.0  15.6   5.6   3.8
School 100.0  51.5  14.9  66.4  15.7  16.4   1.5
Employer 100.0  75.6   2.7  78.3  12.8   2.1   6.8
Other community referral 100.0  66.2   9.2  75.5  16.0   6.1   2.5
Total  100.0  61.5  14.6  76.0  13.8   6.2   4.0
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  20  25  20   6  13   9
Criminal justice/DUI  24  27  26   9  16  19
Substance abuse treatmt provider  16  21  11   6  11   8
Other health care provider  14  18  17   5  11   9
School  21  24  30  10  17  41
Employer  23  26  23   7  11  11
Other community referral  22  27  17   8  14  10
Total   20  24  19     7  14  10
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  23  24  32  15  26  22
Criminal justice/DUI  33  33  37  25  34  31
Substance abuse treatmt provider  21  25  16  12  20  12
Other health care provider  21  21  27  14  26  17
School  30  23  68  24  21  41
Employer  22  25  30   9  17  12
Other community referral  26  28  34  16  25  22
Total   25  27  28    16  27  21
1 Excludes records where methadone use was planned.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 2.1.2006.

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