Table 3.1
Clients in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2006-20101
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation and primary focus Number of clients Percent distribution
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total  1,130,881 1,135,425 1,192,490 1,182,077 1,175,462 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Facility operation  
Private non-profit   623,604   619,954   635,347   630,579   625,321  55.1  54.6  53.3  53.3  53.2
Private for-profit   328,763   338,031   363,695   375,256   372,525  29.1  29.8  30.5  31.7  31.7
Local, county, or community govt.    89,690    85,953    82,632    75,126    70,963   7.9   7.6   6.9   6.4   6.0
State government    41,298    41,813    43,799    42,761    47,203   3.7   3.7   3.7   3.6   4.0
Federal government    36,660    38,088    55,290    46,282    47,676   3.2   3.4   4.6   3.9   4.1
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    29,243    27,611    45,268    37,381    39,157   2.6   2.4   3.8   3.2   3.3
Dept. of Defense     5,452     7,009     8,171     6,877     7,035   0.5   0.6   0.7   0.6   0.6
Indian Health Service     1,910     3,098     1,755     1,982     1,431   0.2   0.3   0.1   0.2   0.1
Other        55       370        96        42        53      *      *      *      *      *
Tribal government    10,866    11,586    11,727    12,073    11,774   1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services   771,962   768,047   794,172   792,815   780,098  68.3  67.6  66.6  67.1  66.4
Mental health services    52,586    47,803    42,740    43,137    44,564   4.7   4.2   3.6   3.6   3.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
  279,757   297,907   324,342   327,166   330,621  24.7  26.2  27.2  27.7  28.1
General health care    16,256    12,747    24,443    13,933    15,965   1.4   1.1   2.0   1.2   1.4
Other/unknown    10,320     8,921     6,793     5,026     4,214   0.9   0.8   0.6   0.4   0.4
1 Survey reference dates were: March 31, 2006, March 30, 2007, and March 31, 2008-2010. See Appendix A for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
NOTE:  Percentages may not sum to 100 percent because of rounding.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2006-2010.

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