Highlights

This report presents results from the 2006 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), an annual census of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. Conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), N-SSATS is designed to collect data on the location, characteristics, and use of alcoholism and drug abuse treatment facilities and services throughout the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and other U.S. jurisdictions. Selected findings are given below.


Trends in Facility and Client Characteristics

Clients under Age 18

Facility Operation

Primary Focus

Type of Care

Client Substance Abuse Problem

Facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)

Facility Size

Facility Capacity and Utilization Rates

Programs or Groups for Specific Client Types

Services in Sign Language and in Languages Other than English

Payment Options

Facility Licensing, Certification, or Accreditation

Facility Funding

Client Outreach


1Facility percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could provide more than one type of care.

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