Table 5.3
Clients in treatment, according to substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Substance abuse problem Co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorder 
Number of clients Percent distribution Total2 Number of
clients
Percent
Total1 Both alcohol
and drug abuse
Drug
abuse only
Alcohol
abuse only
Total Both alcohol
and drug abuse
Drug
abuse only
Alcohol
abuse only
Total  1,133,414   509,919   412,400   211,095 100.0  45.0  36.4  18.6 1,045,920 416,260  39.8
Facility operation    
Private non-profit   619,092 310,040 197,915 111,138 100.0  50.1  32.0  18.0   582,814 239,687  41.1
Private for-profit   337,113 111,532 163,868  61,713 100.0  33.1  48.6  18.3   296,443 105,071  35.4
Local, county, or community govt.    85,722  44,659  24,613  16,450 100.0  52.1  28.7  19.2    79,393  29,597  37.3
State government    41,813  19,176  16,975   5,661 100.0  45.9  40.6  13.5    39,006  16,652  42.7
Federal government    38,088  17,548   7,666  12,874 100.0  46.1  20.1  33.8    37,590  20,162  53.6
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    27,611  14,671   5,819   7,121 100.0  53.1  21.1  25.8    27,445  15,564  56.7
Dept. of Defense     7,009   1,569   1,309   4,131 100.0  22.4  18.7  58.9     6,893   2,613  37.9
Indian Health Service     3,098   1,162     409   1,527 100.0  37.5  13.2  49.3     2,970   1,923  64.7
Other       370     146     129      95 100.0  39.5  34.9  25.7       282      62  22.0
Tribal government    11,586   6,964   1,363   3,259 100.0  60.1  11.8  28.1    10,674   5,092  47.7
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services   766,645 319,743 324,302 122,602 100.0  41.7  42.3  16.0   685,731 229,517  33.5
Mental health services    47,558  22,561  11,772  13,225 100.0  47.4  24.8  27.8    46,967  30,496  64.9
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
  297,559 156,499  71,735  69,324 100.0  52.6  24.1  23.3   292,873 146,598  50.1
General health care    12,731   5,580   2,844   4,307 100.0  43.8  22.3  33.8    12,341   6,904  55.9
Other/unknown     8,921   5,536   1,747   1,637 100.0  62.1  19.6  18.3     8,008   2,745  34.3
1 Excludes 2,011 clients (1% of all clients) reported by the 225 facilities that did not respond to this question.
2 Excludes 89,505 clients reported by the 1,607 facilities that did not respond to this question. 
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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