Table 4.11b
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
Percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of
facilities
Percent1
Sign
language
Any
language
other than
English
Language services provided by Languages provided by staff counselor
Total Staff
counselor
On-call
interpreter
Both staff
counselor
and on-call
interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native
language
Other
Total  13,371  29.3  47.2 100.0  42.9  37.6  19.4  27.0   0.9   6.5
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,912  32.4  50.2 100.0  42.1  38.5  19.4  28.9   0.6   6.3
Private for-profit  3,571  17.6  39.1 100.0  54.7  28.4  16.9  25.3   0.4   7.6
Local, county, or community govt.    947  48.2  58.1 100.0  27.1  45.5  27.5  30.6   0.2   6.7
State government    453  40.4  53.2 100.0  26.6  58.5  14.9  20.3   0.4   4.9
Federal government    318  13.8  24.2 100.0  29.9  46.8  23.4   9.1   3.5   1.6
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186  14.0  20.4 100.0  39.5  47.4  13.2  10.2   0.5   1.1
Dept. of Defense     93  14.0  26.9 100.0  12.0  64.0  24.0   7.5   1.1   3.2
Indian Health Service     35   8.6  28.6 100.0  30.0  10.0  60.0      - -  25.7      - -
Other      4  50.0 100.0 100.0  50.0  25.0  25.0  75.0      - -      - -
Tribal government    170  21.2  38.8 100.0  50.0  27.3  22.7   5.3  25.9   3.5
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,307  25.2  46.1 100.0  50.5  30.5  19.0  30.0   0.7   6.1
Mental health services  1,063  37.3  44.9 100.0  22.6  58.7  18.7  16.2   0.4   6.1
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,568  37.2  51.2 100.0  32.9  47.1  20.0  23.7   1.4   7.7
General health care    249  28.9  45.4 100.0  26.5  42.5  31.0  23.7   1.6   4.4
Other/unknown    184  14.7  34.2 100.0  55.6  28.6  15.9  21.7   1.6   6.0
1 Percents sum to more than 100 percent 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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