Table 4.4
Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2009
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 42 50 30 12 3 1 105 19 10 16 3 10 6 5
Facility operation      
Private non-profit 40 50 30 15 4 1 72 19 10 16 3 8 5 5
Private for-profit 45 45 20 9 1 1 150 19 8 10 2 12 7 6
Local, county, or community govt. 52 62 44 16 6 38 19 10 15 4 7 6 3
State government 46 71 45 15 10 45 25 20 21 21 20 8
Federal government 65 61 40 10 4 2 35 20 15 18 3 2 3
Dept. of Veterans Affairs 117 100 57 12 4 2 36 22 15 21 3 1 3
Dept. of Defense 32 30 25 7 4 6 4 120 2 3 2 2
Indian Health Service 26 22 20 9 5 3 2 10 8 10 10 10
Other 21 32 25 7 10 9 1
Tribal government 31 32 25 11 18 11 10 8 6 10 2
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services 45 60 30 12 3 1 154 20 10 16 3 13 9 8
Mental health services 20 20 16 7 5 2 10 12 7 10 1 6 7 3
Mix of mental health and substance
abuse treatment services
42 45 32 12 3 1 20 18 8 15 2 10 5 5
General health care 31 47 31 9 3 1 21 21 16 18 4 5 5 3
Other/unknown 25 32 20 9 5 15 9 13 2 10 7
1 Of 13,513 facilities, 895 facilities (6.6 percent) whose client counts were reported by another facility were not asked to respond to these questions. Of the remaining 12,618 facilities, 560 facilities (4.4 percent) that included client counts for other facilities were excluded from tabulations for this table, and thus, tabulations are based on 12,058 facilities that responded to this question for their facility alone.
Less than one
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), 2009.

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