Table 4.3
Client substance abuse problem treated, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2003
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Total2 Number of facilities1 Percent1
Substance abuse problem Substance abuse problem
Treats clients
with both
alcohol
and drug abuse
Treats clients
with drug abuse
only
Treats clients
with alcohol
abuse
only
Treats clients
with both
alcohol
and drug abuse
Treats clients
with drug abuse
only
Treats clients
with alcohol
abuse
only
Total  12,398 11,508 9,628 9,765  92.8  77.7  78.8
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,506  7,132 5,838 5,855  95.0  77.8  78.0
Private for-profit  3,082  2,695 2,371 2,400  87.4  76.9  77.9
Local, county, or community govt    872    820   728   703  94.0  83.5  80.6
State government    450    432   371   370  96.0  82.4  82.2
Federal government    326    272   231   306  83.4  70.9  93.9
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    182   164   180  97.8  88.2  96.8
Dept. of Defense     99     50    49    99  50.5  49.5 100.0
Indian Health Service     34     33    15    23  97.1  44.1  67.6
Other      7      7     3     4 100.0  42.9  57.1
Tribal government    162    157    89   131  96.9  54.9  80.9
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  7,791  7,148 6,074 5,812  91.7  78.0  74.6
Mental health services    999    934   738   856  93.5  73.9  85.7
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,159  3,006 2,466 2,709  95.2  78.1  85.8
General health care    221    207   182   202  93.7  82.4  91.4
Other/unknown    228    213   168   186  93.4  73.7  81.6
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column and percents sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could treat more than one client substance abuse problem.
2 Of 13,623 facilities, 1,008 facilities whose clients counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to this question. Of the remaining 12,615 facilities, 217 (2%) did not respond to this question.
SOURCE:  Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003.