Table 4.17a
Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008
Number
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of facilities1
Total Required
continuing
education
for staff
Regularly
scheduled
case review
with supervisor
Periodic client
satisfaction
surveys
conducted by
facility
Periodic drug
testing of
clients
Periodic
utilization
reviews
Case review by
appointed
quality
review
committee
Outcome follow-
up after
discharge
Total  13,688 13,170 12,820 12,467 11,564 11,456 9,400 9,014
Facility operation  
Private non-profit  7,932 7,633 7,570 7,429 6,752 6,922 5,787 5,396
Private for-profit  4,015 3,838 3,629 3,450 3,352 3,087 2,403 2,552
Local, county, or community govt.    820   792   762   766   679   707   568   464
State government    427   419   407   396   382   374   335   255
Federal government    314   310   280   283   271   238   204   226
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    174   172   145   159   167   131   111   124
Dept. of Defense     93    93    92    84    75    73    67    65
Indian Health Service     44    43    41    39    26    31    24    35
Other      3     2     2     1     3     3     2     2
Tribal government    180   178   172   143   128   128   103   121
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services  8,378 8,074 8,004 7,692 7,583 7,014 5,842 5,943
Mental health services    923   855   768   823   482   764   566   400
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,052 3,930 3,768 3,653 3,245 3,432 2,800 2,480
General health care    181   169   143   168   136   148   111    96
Other/unknown    154   142   137   131   118    98    81    95
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could employ more than one 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), 2008.

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