Table 4.17a
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Number
Facility operation and primary focus Total Number of facilities1
Required continuing education for staff Scheduled case review with supervisor Periodic client satisfaction surveys Periodic drug testing for clients Periodic utilization reviews Case review by quality review committee Outcome follow-up after discharge
Total  13,648 12,972 12,643 12,213 11,330 11,068 9,132 8,767
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,907 7,564 7,502 7,300 6,619 6,688 5,641 5,269
Private for-profit  3,906 3,659 3,458 3,266 3,205 2,889 2,263 2,395
Local, county, or community govt.    887   841   815   817   715   739   596   476
State government    431   409   399   397   365   369   313   280
Federal government    328   319   290   289   287   254   205   221
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    183   178   152   162   170   149   111   120
Dept. of Defense     94    92    91    87    77    70    66    63
Indian Health Service     42    40    38    34    31    28    22    32
Other      9     9     9     6     9     7     6     6
Tribal government    189   180   179   144   139   129   114   126
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,360 7,983 7,880 7,530 7,460 6,757 5,617 5,758
Mental health services    949   864   798   840   483   790   606   411
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,957 3,772 3,657 3,518 3,103 3,256 2,701 2,369
General health care    189   177   141   167   137   153   104   106
Other/unknown    193   176   167   158   147   112   104   123
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could employ more than of the practices specified.
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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