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: 2008
Number
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of facilities1
Total 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  13,688 3,850 5,882 2,571 2,060 1,251 3,567 120 864
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,932 2,609 3,641 1,512 1,352   777 2,184  49 458
Private for-profit  4,015   644 1,465   820   375   270 1,005  16 327
Local, county, or community govt.    820   356   444   116   187   141   242   1  53
State government    427   170   214    71   106    37   103   - -  19
Federal government    314    46    63    22    28    13    25  12   5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    174    28    31     9    15     7    15   1   3
Dept. of Defense     93    10    16     4    10     2     6   - -   2
Indian Health Service     44     7    15     9     3     3     3  11   - -
Other      3     1     1     - -     - -     1     1   - -   - -
Tribal government    180    25    55    30    12    13     8  42   2
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  8,378 1,998 3,475 1,789   985   701 2,349  56 499
Mental health services    923   357   366    77   223    66   130   1  56
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,052 1,425 1,933   655   813   465 1,027  55 295
General health care    181    44    57    20    28     9    25   5   3
Other/unknown    154    26    51    30    11    10    36   3  11
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), 2008.

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