Table 4.11a
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2005
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total Number of facilities1
Sign
language
Any
language
other than
English
Language services provided by Languages provided by staff counselor
Staff
counselor
On-call
interpreter
Both staff
counselor
and on-call
interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native
language
Other
Total  13,371 3,912 6,307 2,708 2,373 1,226 3,608 119 864
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,912 2,566 3,975 1,674 1,531   770 2,285  46 498
Private for-profit  3,571   627 1,398   765   397   236   903  14 270
Local, county, or community govt.    947   456   550   149   250   151   290   2  63
State government    453   183   241    64   141    36    92   2  22
Federal government    318    44    77    23    36    18    29  11   5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    26    38    15    18     5    19   1   2
Dept. of Defense     93    13    25     3    16     6     7   1   3
Indian Health Service     35     3    10     3     1     6     - -   9   - -
Other      4     2     4     2     1     1     3   - -   - -
Tribal government    170    36    66    33    18    15     9  44   6
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307 2,091 3,827 1,934 1,166   727 2,490  59 503
Mental health services  1,063   396   477   108   280    89   172   4  65
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568 1,326 1,827   601   861   365   847  49 274
General health care    249    72   113    30    48    35    59   4  11
Other/unknown    184    27    63    35    18    10    40   3  11
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could offer services in more than one language.
- -  Quantity is zero.
SOURCE:  Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2005.

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