Table 6.13b
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2006
Percent distribution
State or jurisdiction1 Number of
facilities
Percent
Sign
language
Any
language
other than
English
Language services provided by Languages provided by staff counselor2
Total Staff
counselor
On-call
interpreter
Both staff
counselor and on-
call interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native language
Other
Total  13,771  28.6  45.2 100.0  44.8  36.5  18.7  92.8   3.0  21.0
Alabama    138  39.9  32.6 100.0   2.2  84.4  13.3 100.0      - -  14.3
Alaska     70  20.0  28.6 100.0  35.0  30.0  35.0  28.6  71.4  35.7
Arizona    212  35.4  56.6 100.0  36.7  19.2  44.2  78.4  26.8  10.3
Arkansas     50  60.0  60.0 100.0   6.7  83.3  10.0 100.0      - -  20.0
California  1,820  20.2  51.9 100.0  68.8   8.1  23.2  96.7   0.9  19.5
Colorado    443  14.4  36.1 100.0  67.5  17.5  15.0  95.5   1.5  10.6
Connecticut    209  17.7  47.4 100.0  75.8   4.0  20.2  97.9      - -  26.3
Delaware     43  39.5  44.2 100.0  47.4  31.6  21.1  84.6      - -  30.8
District of Columbia     46  28.3  34.8 100.0  50.0  25.0  25.0 100.0      - -  33.3
Florida    668  23.8  49.3 100.0  60.2  21.0  18.8  97.7      - -  23.8
Georgia    277  27.8  34.3 100.0  14.7  66.3  18.9  93.8      - -  18.8
Guam      1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Hawaii    105   8.6  12.4 100.0  23.1  53.8  23.1  50.0      - -  83.3
Idaho     57  21.1  28.1 100.0  56.3  18.8  25.0 100.0      - -  15.4
Illinois    588  22.3  43.7 100.0  54.5  30.0  15.6  95.0      - -  33.9
Indiana    338  33.4  40.8 100.0  35.5  51.4  13.0  95.5      - -  17.9
Iowa    125  44.8  54.4 100.0  22.1  58.8  19.1  96.4      - -   3.6
Kansas    236  21.6  33.1 100.0  28.2  46.2  25.6  95.2   2.4  16.7
Kentucky    312  53.8  53.5 100.0   3.6  86.8   9.6  95.5      - -   4.5
Louisiana    145  30.3  25.5 100.0  21.6  64.9  13.5  76.9      - -  38.5
Maine    191  50.8  39.8 100.0  11.8  85.5   2.6  36.4  27.3  72.7
Maryland    371  18.3  25.6 100.0  33.7  46.3  20.0  92.2      - -  23.5
Massachusetts    312  31.7  58.0 100.0  50.8  19.9  29.3  93.1      - -  42.1
Michigan    539  38.4  44.7 100.0  21.6  62.2  16.2  67.0   2.2  46.2
Minnesota    263  20.5  23.6 100.0  24.2  69.4   6.5  63.2  15.8  26.3
Mississippi    112  34.8  18.8 100.0      - -  95.2   4.8 100.0      - -      - -
Missouri    257  57.6  54.9 100.0   2.8  92.9   4.3  80.0      - -      - -
Montana     55  36.4  25.5 100.0  28.6  64.3   7.1      - - 100.0      - -
Nebraska    107  19.6  28.0 100.0  16.7  56.7  26.7  92.3   7.7  15.4
Nevada     79  24.1  53.2 100.0  61.9  23.8  14.3  96.9   3.1   9.4
New Hampshire     57   8.8  21.1 100.0  25.0  66.7   8.3  75.0      - -  75.0
New Jersey    351  15.1  40.2 100.0  63.8  16.3  19.9  92.4      - -  25.4
New Mexico    120  20.0  76.7 100.0  67.4   8.7  23.9  77.4  38.1   9.5
New York  1,030  16.1  51.7 100.0  66.7   8.6  24.6  93.8   0.4  28.2
North Carolina    362  21.0  37.6 100.0  41.2  47.1  11.8  97.2   1.4  11.1
North Dakota     65  13.8   9.2 100.0      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Ohio    424  56.4  59.0 100.0  12.4  74.0  13.6  93.8      - -  15.4
Oklahoma    176  36.4  34.1 100.0  23.3  61.7  15.0  87.0   4.3  39.1
Oregon    224  45.5  59.4 100.0  30.8  43.6  25.6  94.7   2.7  10.7
Palau      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Pennsylvania    447  28.0  37.8 100.0  43.8  43.8  12.4  95.8      - -  14.7
Puerto Rico    166  12.0  93.4 100.0  90.3   0.6   9.0  99.4      - -   4.5
Rhode Island     57  22.8  56.1 100.0  50.0  21.9  28.1  92.0      - -  20.0
South Carolina    104  45.2  55.8 100.0   6.9  65.5  27.6 100.0      - -   5.0
South Dakota     59  42.4  39.0 100.0  13.0  78.3   8.7  20.0  80.0      - -
Tennessee    195  51.3  46.7 100.0   7.7  83.5   8.8 100.0      - -   6.7
Texas    523  30.2  53.0 100.0  61.4  20.6  18.1  98.2      - -   5.5
Utah    133  24.8  43.6 100.0  51.7  27.6  20.7  95.2   7.1   9.5
Vermont     40  62.5  50.0 100.0  15.0  75.0  10.0  60.0      - -  40.0
Virgin Islands      3  33.3 100.0 100.0      - -  33.3  66.7 100.0      - -      - -
Virginia    196  30.6  33.2 100.0  18.5  58.5  23.1  92.6      - -  11.1
Washington    439  36.7  41.0 100.0  23.9  59.4  16.7  80.8   1.4  24.7
West Virginia     83  43.4  24.1 100.0  25.0  65.0  10.0 100.0      - -  28.6
Wisconsin    290  39.7  45.2 100.0  11.5  70.2  18.3  74.4  20.5  35.9
Wyoming     57  35.1  36.8 100.0  14.3  57.1  28.6 100.0  11.1  22.2
1 Facilities operated by Federal agencies are included in the States in which the facilities are located.
2 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), 2006.

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