Table 6.15b
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by State or jurisdiction: 2008
Percent
State or jurisdiction1 Number of
facilities
Percent
Sign
language
Any language
other than
English
Language services provided by: Languages provided by staff counselor2
Total Staff
counselor
On-call
interpreter
Both staff
counselor and
on-call interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native language
Other
Total  13,688  28.1  43.0 100.0  43.7  35.0  21.3  93.3   3.1  22.6
Alabama    136  35.3  30.1 100.0  17.1  75.6   7.3 100.0      - -  40.0
Alaska     71  16.9  15.5 100.0  18.2  63.6  18.2      - - 100.0      - -
Arizona    212  40.1  60.8 100.0  34.9  18.6  46.5  84.8  30.5   9.5
Arkansas     59  64.4  64.4 100.0   7.9  84.2   7.9 100.0  16.7  33.3
California  1,725  20.6  52.6 100.0  66.2   7.5  26.3  96.2   1.2  19.3
Colorado    436  13.8  31.2 100.0  69.1  11.8  19.1  95.8   0.8  12.5
Connecticut    203  15.8  50.2 100.0  67.6  10.8  21.6  98.9      - -  27.5
Delaware     39  35.9  43.6 100.0  64.7  11.8  23.5 100.0      - -   6.7
District of Columbia     44  20.5  31.8 100.0  50.0  42.9   7.1 100.0      - -  25.0
Fed. of Micronesia      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Florida    644  27.2  51.7 100.0  54.1  18.6  27.3  97.8   0.7  23.2
Georgia    265  28.3  27.9 100.0  18.9  63.5  17.6  92.6      - -  18.5
Guam      4      - -  25.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Hawaii    123  16.3  17.1 100.0  28.6  38.1  33.3  38.5      - -  84.6
Idaho     77  14.3  24.7 100.0  47.4  15.8  36.8  93.8      - -   6.3
Illinois    608  21.5  42.4 100.0  47.3  32.2  20.5  90.9      - -  37.1
Indiana    313  33.2  41.5 100.0  28.5  55.4  16.2  94.8      - -  15.5
Iowa    113  35.4  41.6 100.0  12.8  57.4  29.8 100.0      - -  10.0
Kansas    221  21.7  29.0 100.0  18.8  56.3  25.0  96.4   7.1  39.3
Kentucky    301  52.5  55.1 100.0   7.2  88.6   4.2  89.5      - -  31.6
Louisiana    166  21.7  18.7 100.0  41.9  54.8   3.2  71.4      - -  35.7
Maine    188  41.5  38.8 100.0  13.7  80.8   5.5  42.9  14.3  64.3
Maryland    371  15.9  25.6 100.0  38.9  45.3  15.8  94.2      - -  32.7
Massachusetts    316  32.6  57.9 100.0  41.0  20.8  38.3  93.8      - -  55.9
Michigan    512  41.0  41.2 100.0  21.8  60.7  17.5  72.3   4.8  44.6
Minnesota    286  18.9  21.7 100.0  22.6  59.7  17.7  60.0  12.0  28.0
Mississippi    102  26.5  10.8 100.0      - -  90.9   9.1      - -      - -      - -
Missouri    257  48.6  40.5 100.0   3.8  92.3   3.8 100.0      - -  12.5
Montana     63  30.2  23.8 100.0  20.0  60.0  20.0  33.3  66.7      - -
Nebraska    114  35.1  37.7 100.0   9.3  69.8  20.9  92.3      - -  15.4
Nevada     77  14.3  41.6 100.0  53.1  25.0  21.9 100.0      - -   8.3
New Hampshire     61  14.8  26.2 100.0  25.0  62.5  12.5 100.0      - -  16.7
New Jersey    331  14.2  40.8 100.0  63.0  17.0  20.0  94.6      - -  29.5
New Mexico    145   9.7  70.3 100.0  72.5   8.8  18.6  81.7  32.3   6.5
New York    964  16.9  47.0 100.0  68.0   7.7  24.3  95.5   0.2  28.2
North Carolina    410  18.5  32.9 100.0  46.7  40.7  12.6  97.5   1.3  15.0
North Dakota     64  15.6   9.4 100.0  33.3  50.0  16.7  33.3 100.0      - -
Ohio    402  53.5  48.8 100.0  14.8  70.4  14.8  98.3      - -  27.6
Oklahoma    186  33.9  34.9 100.0  15.4  67.7  16.9  95.2  14.3  19.0
Oregon    237  45.1  57.8 100.0  32.1  45.3  22.6  90.7   4.0  13.3
Palau      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Pennsylvania    551  24.0  27.9 100.0  51.3  27.9  20.8  92.8      - -  21.6
Puerto Rico    151   9.3  93.4 100.0  90.1   3.5   6.4  99.3      - -   0.7
Rhode Island     53  34.0  64.2 100.0  50.0  32.4  17.6  95.7      - -  43.5
South Carolina    111  49.5  57.7 100.0   7.8  57.8  34.4 100.0      - -      - -
South Dakota     64  39.1  32.8 100.0  23.8  76.2      - -      - -  80.0      - -
Tennessee    197  57.9  59.9 100.0   8.5  77.1  14.4 100.0      - -  14.8
Texas    480  34.2  52.9 100.0  56.3  21.3  22.4  99.0   0.5   9.0
Utah    146  28.8  47.3 100.0  20.3  30.4  49.3  97.9   2.1  18.8
Vermont     45  51.1  33.3 100.0  13.3  60.0  26.7  83.3      - -  50.0
Virgin Islands      2      - -  50.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - - 100.0      - -      - -
Virginia    199  34.2  34.7 100.0  26.1  55.1  18.8 100.0      - -  16.1
Washington    435  35.2  39.3 100.0  31.0  46.8  22.2  84.6   3.3  25.3
West Virginia     79  43.0  21.5 100.0  17.6  64.7  17.6 100.0      - -  16.7
Wisconsin    271  39.9  41.3 100.0   9.8  82.1   8.0  80.0  15.0  25.0
Wyoming     56  33.9  46.4 100.0   3.8  61.5  34.6  90.0  20.0  30.0
1 Facilities operated by Federal agencies are included in the States in which the facilities are located.
2 Percentages sum to more than 100 percent 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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