Table 4.3
Client substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Number of facilities1,2 Percent1
Total2 Client substance abuse problem Treats clients
with co-
occurring
mental and
substance
abuse
disorders
Client substance abuse problem Treats clients
with co-
occurring
mental and
substance
abuse
disorders
Treats clients
with both
alcohol
and drug
abuse
Treats clients
with drug
abuse
only
Treats clients
with alcohol
abuse
only
Treats clients
with both
alcohol
and drug
abuse
Treats clients
with drug
abuse
only
Treats clients
with alcohol
abuse
only
Total  12,565 11,510 9,997 9,838 11,088  91.6  79.6  78.3  88.2
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  7,242  6,827 5,750 5,694 6,433  94.3  79.4  78.6  88.8
Private for-profit  3,711  3,176 2,938 2,783 3,167  85.6  79.2  75.0  85.3
Local, county, or community govt.    741    702   610   605   687  94.7  82.3  81.6  92.7
State government    401    379   341   328   372  94.5  85.0  81.8  92.8
Federal government    302    265   231   281   278  87.7  76.5  93.0  92.1
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    171    167   153   159   169  97.7  89.5  93.0  98.8
Dept. of Defense     90     60    48    88    77  66.7  53.3  97.8  85.6
Indian Health Service     39     37    29    32    30  94.9  74.4  82.1  76.9
Other      2      1     1     2     2  50.0  50.0 100.0 100.0
Tribal government    168    161   127   147   151  95.8  75.6  87.5  89.9
Primary focus of facility        
Substance abuse treatment services  7,798  7,082 6,286 5,874 6,632  90.8  80.6  75.3  85.0
Mental health services    827    719   594   653   754  86.9  71.8  79.0  91.2
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 3,623  3,427 2,897 3,064 3,438  94.6  80.0  84.6  94.9
General health care    170    146   121   141   148  85.9  71.2  82.9  87.1
Other/unknown    147    136    99   106   116  92.5  67.3  72.1  78.9
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column and percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could treat more than one type of client substance abuse problem.
2 Of 13,688 facilities, 1,123 facilities (8 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to these questions. Percentages are based on the remaining 12,565 facilities.
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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