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, 2006
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  13,771 3,942 6,221 2,785 2,270 1,166 3,665 117 828
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  8,111 2,662 3,915 1,697 1,476   742 2,309  38 491
Private for-profit  3,807   615 1,447   838   393   216   972  13 254
Local, county, or community govt.    896   415   510   128   247   135   252   5  52
State government    441   176   219    63   112    44    99   3  16
Federal government    331    44    70    26    32    12    22  13  11
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    186    25    34    13    16     5    16   - -   6
Dept. of Defense    101    12    20     3    14     3     4   - -   4
Indian Health Service     42     6    15    10     2     3     1  13   - -
Other      2     1     1     - -     - -     1     1   - -   1
Tribal government    185    30    60    33    10    17    11  45   4
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,577 2,092 3,727 1,940 1,117   670 2,461  59 463
Mental health services  1,050   380   441   114   254    73   168   2  54
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,715 1,359 1,880   663   832   385   944  50 281
General health care    223    59    86    20    41    25    36   6  15
Other/unknown    206    52    87    48    26    13    56   - -  15
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), 2006.

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