Table 4.13
Facilities detoxifying clients, by substance, facility operation, and primary focus of facility: 2008
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of facilities1 Percent1
Total2 Detoxication from: Routine
use of
medica-
tions
Detoxication from: Routine
use of
medica-
tions
Opiates Alcohol Benzodia-
zepines
Cocaine Other
sub-
stances
Opiates Alcohol Benzodia-
zepines
Cocaine Other
sub-
stances
Total   2,692 2,514  1,863 1,696 1,558   362 1,972  93.4  69.2  63.0  57.9  13.4  73.3
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  1,390 1,287  1,051    889   835   167   925  92.6  75.6  64.0  60.1  12.0  66.5
Private for-profit    925   893    534    563   524   153   772  96.5  57.7  60.9  56.6  16.5  83.5
Local, county, or community govt.    143   133    105     87    77    15    94  93.0  73.4  60.8  53.8  10.5  65.7
State government     93    82     66     64    52    16    74  88.2  71.0  68.8  55.9  17.2  79.6
Federal government    126   106    100    88    66    10   101  84.1  79.4  69.8  52.4   7.9  80.2
Dept. of Veterans Affairs     97    83     84     77    61     9    88  85.6  86.6  79.4  62.9   9.3  90.7
Dept. of Defense     17    15      9      8     3     1     8  88.2  52.9  47.1  17.6   5.9  47.1
Indian Health Service     10     7      5      2     2     - -     3  70.0  50.0  20.0  20.0      - -  30.0
Other      2     1      2      1     - -     - -     2  50.0 100.0  50.0      - -      - - 100.0
Tribal government     15    13      7      5     4     1     6  86.7  46.7  33.3  26.7   6.7  40.0
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  1,691 1,612  1,072    990   966   223 1,193  95.3  63.4  58.5  57.1  13.2  70.5
Mental health services    181   158    157    139   106    14   155  87.3  86.7  76.8  58.6   7.7  85.6
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
   706   649    533    488   425   108   529  91.9  75.5  69.1  60.2  15.3  74.9
General health care     98    80     90     67    51    10    90  81.6  91.8  68.4  52.0  10.2  91.8
Other/unknown     16    15     11     12    10     7     5  93.8  68.8  75.0  62.5  43.8  31.3
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column and percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could provide detoxification for more than one type of client substance abuse problem.
2 Of 13,688 facilities, 2,692 facilities (20 percent) offered detoxification services. 
- -  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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