Table 2.2
Discharges aged 12 and older from outpatient treatment.
Characteristics at admission, by reason for discharge: 2009
Number 
[Based on linked admission and discharge data reported by the 44 States and jurisdictions that offered outpatient substance
abuse treatment and reported these data to TEDS.]
Characteristics at admission Reason for discharge 
Total Completed Transferred to
further treatment
Dropped out Terminated
by facility
Other
All outpatient treatment discharges  685,256 290,345 75,608 199,679 50,591 69,033
Gender
Male 467,424 205,721  47,100 132,576  34,549  47,478
Female 217,718  84,582  28,502  67,068  16,036  21,530
No. of discharges  685,142 290,303  75,602 199,644  50,585  69,008
Age at admission
12 to 20 years 134,273  52,475  17,001  40,150  10,332  14,315
21 to 30 years 211,808  90,358  22,063  60,206  16,769  22,412
31 to 40 years 144,552  61,088  15,618  42,595  10,644  14,607
41 to 50 years 133,375  56,924  14,557  40,020   9,265  12,609
Over 50 years  61,248  29,500   6,369  16,708   3,581   5,090
No. of discharges  685,256 290,345  75,608 199,679  50,591  69,033
Race/ethnicity
White (non-Hispanic) 389,215 178,548  38,976 105,891  28,197  37,603
Black (non-Hispanic) 127,367  44,564  13,072  44,610  12,601  12,520
Hispanic origin 101,514  42,175  11,048  34,143   6,805   7,343
Other  42,537  17,309   5,257  13,407   2,580   3,984
No. of discharges  660,633 282,596  68,353 198,051  50,183  61,450
Primary substance
Alcohol 295,928 151,483  25,666  72,500  19,876  26,403
Opiates  65,500  17,159   9,075  24,647   6,406   8,213
Marijuana/hashish 179,072  68,700  20,452  55,426  15,394  19,100
Cocaine  62,560  21,197   7,822  20,830   5,488   7,223
Stimulants  59,517  23,843   9,611  19,745   2,215   4,103
Other/unknown  22,679   7,963   2,982   6,531   1,212   3,991
No. of discharges  685,256 290,345  75,608 199,679  50,591  69,033
Frequency of use
No use in the past month 293,828 141,815  29,577  74,752  20,085  27,599
Some use 267,348 110,967  29,983  81,519  20,482  24,397
Daily use 108,781  32,489  14,150  39,232   9,309  13,601
No. of discharges 669,957 285,271  73,710 195,503  49,876  65,597
No. of prior treatment episodes
None 326,581 151,748  35,289  87,340  22,717  29,487
1 or more 320,410 122,551  37,953  99,063  25,750  35,093
No. of discharges  646,991 274,299  73,242 186,403  48,467  64,580
Treatment referral source
Criminal justice/DUI 378,338 192,121  38,128  86,313  25,758  36,018
Self or individual 124,272  36,640  15,632  48,401   9,542  14,057
Health care/community 173,015  58,383  21,229  61,467  14,633  17,303
No. of discharges  675,625 287,144  74,989 196,181  49,933  67,378
Employment status1
Employed 223,864 121,404  17,043  52,424  15,112  17,881
Unemployed/Not in labor force 425,067 154,485  53,054 137,317  32,967  47,244
No. of discharges  648,931 275,889  70,097 189,741  48,079  65,125
Years of education1
Fewer than 12 years 194,490  72,641  23,174  61,979  16,328  20,368
12 years (or GED) 264,914 117,540  26,516  75,104  19,107  26,647
More than 12 years 143,232  68,114  14,107  38,347   9,601  13,063
No. of discharges  602,636 258,295  63,797 175,430  45,036  60,078
1 Includes only discharges aged 16 and above for employment status and aged 18 and older for years of education.
NOTE: The "Other" category includes clients who were discharged because they were incarcerated, died, moved, became ill, were hospitalized, or other reason somewhat out of client's control, or if the client status at discharge was not known.

SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

 

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