Table 6.3
Detoxification admissions by primary substance of abuse, according to type of detoxification service,
planned use of medication-assisted opioid therapy, and source of referral to treatment: TEDS 2005
Percent distribution
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. See Table 4.2a.]
Type of detoxification service, planned use of medication-assisted opioid therapy, and source of referral to treatment All detox-ification admis-sions Primary substance at admission
Alcohol Opiates Cocaine Mari-juana/ hashish Stimulants Tran-quil-izers Seda-tives Hallu-cino-gens PCP Inhal-ants Other/ none speci-fied
Alcohol only With secondary drug Heroin Other opiates Smoked cocaine Other route Metham-phetamine/ amphet-amine Other stimu-lants
Total 409,731 128,084 75,294 104,494 20,220 36,273 8,244 8,628 17,344 221 2,665 890 154 165 329 6,726
Type of detoxification service                                
Free-standing residential 74.2 81.0 73.2 57.9 72.8 89.7 80.8 83.7 91.9 92.3 65.0 70.0 70.8 89.1 93.6 66.4
Hospital inpatient 19.4 16.5 25.4 25.8 16.3 7.7 15.1 11.2 4.8 5.0 31.3 19.6 18.2 6.7 1.8 30.3
Ambulatory detoxification 6.4 2.5 1.4 16.3 10.9 2.6 4.1 5.1 3.4 2.7 3.8 10.4 11.0 4.2 4.6 3.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 409,731 128,084 75,294 104,494 20,220 36,273 8,244 8,628 17,344 221 2,665 890 154 165 329 6,726
Planned use of medication-assisted
opioid therapy
                             
Yes 6.3 1.8 3.5 13.3 11.9 5.6 4.3 4.1 4.8 2.8 6.2 4.1 4.4 1.3 2.9 2.1
No 93.7 98.2 96.5 86.7 88.1 94.4 95.7 95.9 95.2 97.2 93.8 95.9 95.6 98.7 97.1 97.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 384,550 121,136 70,804 101,816 19,183 33,803 7,561 7,093 14,863 218 2,565 837 113 154 307 4,097
Source of referral to treatment                              
Self- or individual 57.9 41.6 60.3 74.9 67.0 63.1 57.3 35.7 56.2 35.5 57.8 50.6 63.4 48.1 58.7 57.9
Criminal justice/DUI 11.9 23.0 6.2 4.0 4.2 6.7 9.6 29.8 16.4 13.2 4.8 8.1 9.9 25.6 10.5 10.0
Substance abuse
care provider
10.3 8.1 12.7 10.5 12.3 12.3 12.3 8.8 7.5 5.5 16.5 11.0 9.9 15.0 19.4 10.5
Other health care provider 9.7 12.1 10.0 4.8 9.6 10.5 12.8 15.1 12.1 9.1 14.3 13.9 12.7 3.1 6.3 17.1
School (educational) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.4 - - - - - - 0.2
Employer/EAP 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.7 - - 0.3 0.1
Other community referral 9.6 14.6 10.0 5.5 6.2 7.1 7.3 9.7 7.5 35.9 6.0 15.5 3.5 8.1 4.8 4.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No. of admissions 392,190 123,854 72,264 101,254 19,164 34,559 7,786 8,117 16,091 220 2,533 791 142 160 315 4,940
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.3.06.

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