Table 4.13
Facilities detoxifying clients, by substance, facility operation, and primary focus of facility: 2009
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   2,593 2,216  1,756 1,553 1,436   359 1,995  85.5  67.7  59.9  55.4  13.8  76.9
Facility operation        
Private non-profit  1,282 1,089    962    822   787   153   916  84.9  75.0  64.1  61.4  11.9  71.5
Private for-profit    963   880    527    508   454   161   821  91.4  54.7  52.8  47.1  16.7  85.3
Local, county, or community govt.    115    90     91     75    68    10    82  78.3  79.1  65.2  59.1   8.7  71.3
State government     76    55     51     50    41    10    50  72.4  67.1  65.8  53.9  13.2  65.8
Federal government    142   100    120    98    85    24   120  70.4  84.5  69.0  59.9  16.9  84.5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    118    91    101     89    77    21   105  77.1  85.6  75.4  65.3  17.8  89.0
Dept. of Defense     22     7     17      7     6     3    13  31.8  77.3  31.8  27.3  13.6  59.1
Indian Health Service      1     1      1      1     1     - -     1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      - - 100.0
Other      1     1      1      1     1     - -     1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      - - 100.0
Tribal government     15     2      5       - -     1     1     6  13.3  33.3      - -   6.7   6.7  40.0
Primary focus of facility          
Substance abuse treatment services  1,654 1,436  1,006    870   852   213 1,220  86.8  60.8  52.6  51.5  12.9  73.8
Mental health services    150   124    130    122    90    12   137  82.7  86.7  81.3  60.0   8.0  91.3
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
   699   586    542    501   442   123   557  83.8  77.5  71.7  63.2  17.6  79.7
General health care     74    58     67     51    41     6    70  78.4  90.5  68.9  55.4   8.1  94.6
Other/unknown     16    12     11      9    11     5    11  75.0  68.8  56.3  68.8  31.3  68.8
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 13,513 facilities, 2,593 facilities (19 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), 2009.

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