Table 4.4
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008
Median number of clients
Facility operation and primary focus   Median number of clients per facility1
All
facilities1
Type of care offered
Total out-
patient
Outpatient Total
residen-
tial
Residential
(non-hospital)
Hospital
inpatient
Regular Intensive Day
treatment
or partial
hospitali-
zation
Detox Methadone/
buprenor-
phine
maintenance
Short-
term
Long-
term
Detox Total
hospital
inpatient
Treat-
ment
Detox
Total 41 50 30 12 4 1 121 19 10 16 4 9 6 4
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 40 50 31 14 5 1 94 19 10 16 4 8 4 4
Private for-profit 41 42 20 10 2 2 169 20 10 13 3 11 7 5
Local, county, or community govt. 57 65 49 15 6 81 20 13 19 6 7 5 3
State government 50 57 36 14 11 3 31 27 21 19 5 21 20 5
Federal government 58 50 35 10 8 43 20 14 15 2 4 7 3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 109 99 60 12 7 1 43 22 17 17 2 4 5 3
Dept. of Defense 30 30 17 9 10 19 11 15
Indian Health Service 28 25 20 2 6 32 12 11 17 40 40
Other 48 43 10 7 2 56 11 9 2
Tribal government 40 38 26 12 2 17 10 5 8 5 11 11 5
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 45 60 29 13 4 1 175 19 11 16 4 13 8 6
Mental health services 20 20 20 6 5 1 8 16 7 15 2 6 6 3
Mix of mental health and substance
abuse treatment services
42 45 34 10 5 1 11 18 10 16 3 9 5 4
General health care 30 41 21 12 7 2 30 17 15 15 3 3 1 3
Other/unknown 25 20 16 3 1 188 20 6 20 1 4 4
1 Of 13,688 facilities, 1,123 facilities (8 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to this question. Of the remaining 12,565 facilities, 625 facilities (5 percent) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 11,940 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
Less than 1.
No facilities in this category.
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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