Table 4.12a
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 30, 2007
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  13,648 4,034 6,627 2,766 2,508 1,353 3,763 145 973
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,907 2,676 4,110 1,660 1,621   829 2,303  55 543
Private for-profit  3,906   663 1,548   842   427   279 1,027  18 323
Local, county, or community govt.    887   427   555   140   252   163   286   3  74
State government    431   184   246    63   144    39    96   2  16
Federal government    328    52    92    21    48    23    34  13  10
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183    30    46     9    26    11    19   2   6
Dept. of Defense     94    14    25     3    17     5     8   - -   3
Indian Health Service     42     7    20     9     5     6     6  11   1
Other      9     1     1     - -     - -     1     1   - -   - -
Tribal government    189    32    76    40    16    20    17  54   7
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360 2,164 3,958 1,931 1,269   758 2,477  65 577
Mental health services    949   372   465    94   277    94   167   4  69
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957 1,404 2,056   689   903   464 1,045  66 301
General health care    189    48    76    18    37    21    34   7  10
Other/unknown    193    46    72    34    22    16    40   3  16
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), 2007.

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