Table 4.12a
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2010
Number
Facility operation and primary focus   Number of facilities1
Total Sign
language
Any
language
other than
English
Language services provided by: Languages provided by staff counselor2
Staff
counselor
only
On-call
interpreter
only3
Both staff
counselor
and on-call
interpreter
Spanish American
Indian/Alaska
Native
language
Other
Total  13,339 3,689 5,655 2,425 1,933 1,297 3,497 117 930
Facility operation      
Private non-profit  7,683 2,538 3,577 1,445 1,332   800 2,154  41 528
Private for-profit  3,985   586 1,374   769   308   297   994  19 330
Local, county, or community govt.    751   352   388    85   170   133   212   - -  41
State government    380   148   193    67    82    44   104   1  20
Federal government    348    47    70    24    31    15    25  15   6
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    218    35    33     9    20     4    13   1   4
Dept. of Defense     91     7    19     7     8     4    11   - -   2
Indian Health Service     36     4    17     8     3     6     - -  14   - -
Other      3     1     1     - -     - -     1     1   - -   - -
Tribal government    192    18    53    35    10     8     8  41   5
Primary focus of facility      
Substance abuse treatment services  8,100 1,906 3,278 1,633   926   719 2,232  54 554
Mental health services    853   331   363    79   208    76   142   2  61
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
 4,113 1,403 1,927   672   769   486 1,072  57 302
General health care    168    33    57    23    24    10    27   4   6
Other/unknown    105    16    30    18     6     6    24   - -   7
1 Number of facilities sums to more than the Total column because a facility could offer services in more than one language.
2 Number of facilities based on facilities where languages services are provided by staff counselors only and by both staff counselors and on-call interpreters.
3  Facilities that offered services in any language other than English but did not have a valid response to language provider were classified as providing services by an on-call interpreter only.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2010.

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