Table 6.14b
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by State or jurisdiction: 2009
Percent
State or jurisdiction1 Number of
facilities
Percent2
Sign
language
Any language
other than
English
Language services provided by: Languages provided by staff counselor3
Total Staff
counselor
only
On-call
interpreter
only
Both staff
counselor and on-
call interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native language
Other
Total  13,513  27.2  43.1 100.0  45.6  33.0  21.4  94.0   3.0  22.1
Alabama    135  46.7  34.1 100.0  13.0  76.1  10.9 100.0      - -  27.3
Alaska     80  18.8  21.3 100.0  35.3  52.9  11.8  12.5  62.5  12.5
Arizona    222  40.1  64.9 100.0  38.2  20.1  41.7  86.1  23.5   8.7
Arkansas     55  54.5  49.1 100.0  18.5  77.8   3.7  83.3  16.7      - -
California  1,738  18.0  54.6 100.0  66.6   6.6  26.8  95.9   0.9  20.2
Colorado    413  14.3  31.7 100.0  72.5   9.2  18.3  95.0   1.7  15.1
Connecticut    199  19.1  51.3 100.0  69.6   6.9  23.5  98.9   1.1  31.6
Delaware     40  32.5  45.0 100.0  61.1  27.8  11.1 100.0      - -      - -
District of Columbia     39  23.1  38.5 100.0  46.7  40.0  13.3 100.0      - -  22.2
Fed. of Micronesia       - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -      - -
Florida    625  25.8  53.0 100.0  55.9  19.6  24.5  98.5   0.4  26.3
Georgia    257  26.1  30.7 100.0  24.1  62.0  13.9  96.7      - -  23.3
Guam      2 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -  50.0  50.0      - -      - - 100.0
Hawaii    123  15.4  16.3 100.0  30.0  50.0  20.0  50.0      - -  20.0
Idaho     66  18.2  19.7 100.0  69.2  15.4  15.4 100.0   9.1   9.1
Illinois    615  19.2  42.9 100.0  50.8  28.4  20.8  92.1      - -  35.4
Indiana    298  33.2  36.2 100.0  25.9  61.1  13.0  92.9      - -  14.3
Iowa    112  33.9  38.4 100.0  11.6  55.8  32.6 100.0      - -   5.3
Kansas    201  18.9  28.4 100.0  19.3  54.4  26.3 100.0      - -  38.5
Kentucky    294  50.0  55.4 100.0   1.2  87.7  11.0 100.0      - -   5.0
Louisiana    163  24.5  17.8 100.0  20.7  69.0  10.3 100.0      - -  22.2
Maine    164  41.5  34.1 100.0  14.3  76.8   8.9  46.2   7.7  61.5
Maryland    343  15.5  25.9 100.0  37.1  39.3  23.6  96.3   3.7  31.5
Massachusetts    313  31.9  55.3 100.0  48.6  16.2  35.3  93.1   2.1  52.4
Michigan    490  39.4  41.0 100.0  23.4  56.2  20.4  79.5   3.4  40.9
Minnesota    298  21.1  23.2 100.0  20.3  66.7  13.0  52.2  21.7  30.4
Mississippi    103  23.3   8.7 100.0      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Missouri    249  50.6  42.2 100.0   2.9  92.4   4.8 100.0      - -  12.5
Montana     60  25.0  21.7 100.0  23.1  61.5  15.4  40.0  60.0      - -
Nebraska    114  30.7  40.4 100.0   8.7  69.6  21.7  92.9   7.1  28.6
Nevada     85   8.2  47.1 100.0  60.0  10.0  30.0  97.2      - -   2.8
New Hampshire     58  17.2  29.3 100.0  29.4  58.8  11.8 100.0      - -  42.9
New Jersey    340  14.7  39.7 100.0  66.7  15.6  17.8  93.9      - -  25.4
New Mexico    145  10.3  64.8 100.0  69.1   8.5  22.3  82.6  34.9   4.7
New York    963  17.1  48.5 100.0  68.3  10.1  21.6  97.1   0.2  29.0
North Carolina    413  16.5  32.7 100.0  44.4  40.0  15.6  95.1      - -  14.8
North Dakota     59  13.6   6.8 100.0      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Ohio    393  52.7  49.9 100.0  15.3  69.9  14.8  93.2      - -  30.5
Oklahoma    199  33.7  34.2 100.0  19.1  58.8  22.1  89.3  17.9  21.4
Oregon    245  48.6  57.1 100.0  36.4  37.9  25.7  92.0   3.4  16.1
Palau      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Pennsylvania    533  21.2  25.9 100.0  60.1  25.4  14.5  94.2      - -  17.5
Puerto Rico    151   6.6  98.7 100.0  93.3   0.7   6.0 100.0      - -   0.7
Rhode Island     60  30.0  65.0 100.0  38.5  25.6  35.9  96.6      - -  37.9
South Carolina    113  46.9  55.8 100.0  15.9  54.0  30.2 100.0      - -   3.4
South Dakota     59  28.8  37.3 100.0   4.5  63.6  31.8  50.0  50.0      - -
Tennessee    192  55.7  55.7 100.0   5.6  83.2  11.2  94.4      - -   5.6
Texas    459  29.8  49.9 100.0  61.6  19.2  19.2  97.8      - -   5.9
Utah    142  31.7  53.5 100.0  32.9  21.1  46.1 100.0   1.7  18.3
Vermont     41  48.8  34.1 100.0      - -  78.6  21.4 100.0      - -  33.3
Virgin Islands      3      - -  33.3 100.0 100.0      - -      - - 100.0      - -      - -
Virginia    219  34.7  29.7 100.0  27.7  44.6  27.7  97.2      - -  13.9
Washington    434  35.9  40.3 100.0  30.3  47.4  22.3  89.1   3.3  25.0
West Virginia     83  45.8  15.7 100.0  15.4  76.9   7.7 100.0      - -      - -
Wisconsin    255  37.3  36.9 100.0  11.7  75.5  12.8  73.9  17.4  34.8
Wyoming     57  42.1  47.4 100.0  11.1  63.0  25.9  90.0  10.0  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.
3 Percent of facilities based on facilities where languages services are provided by staff counselors only and by both staff counselors and on-call interpreters.
- -  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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