Table 4.5
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2003
Median number of clients
Facility operation and primary focus   Median number of clients per facility1
All
facilities1
Type of care offered
Total
out-
patient
Outpatient Total
residen-
tial
Residential Hospital inpatient
Regular Intensive Day
treatment
or partial
hospitali-
zation
Detox Methadone
or LAAM
maintenance
Short-
term
Long-
term
Detox Total
hospital
inpatient
Treat-
ment
Detox
Total 40 28 12 5 1 185 18 9 16 4 9 6 4
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 37 45 30 12 5 - - 197 18 8 16 4 8 5 5
Private for-profit 40 40 21 10 3 2 187 20 9 14 3 11 7 4
Local, county, or community govt 53 67 43 12 12 - - 191 16 10 14 8 5 2 3
State government 44 55 40 14 5 - - 175 22 21 15 3 23 23 5
Federal government 54 49 32 10 9 1 99 19 12 16 1 4 3 4
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 92 80 45 11 10 2 99 21 12 19 - - 5 3 4
Dept. of Defense 25 25 18 7 8 - - 7 5 - - 1 - - 1 - -
Indian Health Service 35 42 27 16 6 2 10 2 10 2 7 6 2
Other 23 22 18 43 100 16 16 9 7 6
Tribal government 30 34 25 8 4 - - 111 11 7 10 1 4 4
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 45 56 30 12 4 1 200 19 10 16 4 12 8 6
Mental health services 22 25 20 8 4 - - 39 14 5 13 2 6 6 2
Mix of mental health and substance
abuse treatment services
37 39 30 10 6 1 106 18 5 15 3 10 6 5
General health care 23 30 24 9 4 - - 54 16 8 12 3 4 2 3
Other/unknown 29 30 20 8 - - - - 154 17 6 16 13 9 16 - -
1 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, 676 facilities that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulation for this table.
No facilities in this category.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003.