Table 6.9
Year 2004 discharges from LONG-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 28 States and jurisdictions that offered long-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 95,087 40,771 11,851 52,622 26,727 7,326 8,412
Number
Self- or individual 27,973 11,467  3,345 14,812  8,327 1,671 3,163
Criminal justice/DUI 32,831 14,677  4,686 19,363  8,533 2,361 2,574
Substance abuse treatmt provider 14,666  5,804  1,367  7,171  4,600 1,677 1,218
Other health care provider  6,299  2,482    987  3,469  1,715   462   653
School    296    106     43    149     89    28    30
Employer    225    106     53    159     45    13     8
Other community referral  9,432  4,082  1,183  5,265  2,746   772   649
No. of discharges  91,722 38,724 11,664 50,388 26,055 6,984 8,295
Column percent
Self- or individual  30.5  29.6  28.7  29.4  32.0  23.9  38.1
Criminal justice/DUI  35.8  37.9  40.2  38.4  32.7  33.8  31.0
Substance abuse treatmt provider  16.0  15.0  11.7  14.2  17.7  24.0  14.7
Other health care provider   6.9   6.4   8.5   6.9   6.6   6.6   7.9
School   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.3   0.3   0.4   0.4
Employer   0.2   0.3   0.5   0.3   0.2   0.2   0.1
Other community referral  10.3  10.5  10.1  10.4  10.5  11.1   7.8
Total  100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Row percent
Self- or individual 100.0  41.0  12.0  53.0  29.8   6.0  11.3
Criminal justice/DUI 100.0  44.7  14.3  59.0  26.0   7.2   7.8
Substance abuse treatmt provider 100.0  39.6   9.3  48.9  31.4  11.4   8.3
Other health care provider 100.0  39.4  15.7  55.1  27.2   7.3  10.4
School 100.0  35.8  14.5  50.3  30.1   9.5  10.1
Employer 100.0  47.1  23.6  70.7  20.0   5.8   3.6
Other community referral 100.0  43.3  12.5  55.8  29.1   8.2   6.9
Total  100.0  42.2  12.7  54.9  28.4   7.6   9.0
Median length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  33  59  29  18  28  38
Criminal justice/DUI  56  88  43  24  38  47
Substance abuse treatmt provider  50  88  43  26  38  36
Other health care provider  30  51  28  15  28  36
School  47  85  42  30  22  37
Employer  28  55  21  20  20  40
Other community referral  47  75  36  21  37  36
Total   45  76  34    21  35  41
Average length of stay (days)
Self- or individual  67  85  76  41  51  71
Criminal justice/DUI  81 105  80  47  62  69
Substance abuse treatmt provider  71 103  68  43  53  57
Other health care provider  68  82  75  41  69  79
School  77  95  72  70  56  57
Employer  60  86  26  29  91  53
Other community referral  70  90  77  41  58  62
Total   73  96  76    43  57  68
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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