Table 3.1
Clients in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2003-20071
Number and percent distribution
Facility operation and primary focus Number of clients Percent distribution
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total  1,092,546 1,072,251 1,081,049 1,130,881 1,135,425 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Facility operation  
Private non-profit   615,410   588,170   595,633   623,604   619,954  56.3  54.9  55.1  55.1  54.6
Private for-profit   282,161   296,533   302,595   328,763   338,031  25.8  27.7  28.0  29.1  29.8
Local, county, or community govt.   101,826    97,261    95,667    89,690    85,953   9.3   9.1   8.8   7.9   7.6
State government    45,649    43,455    42,431    41,298    41,813   4.2   4.1   3.9   3.7   3.7
Federal government    37,155    36,378    36,194    36,660    38,088   3.4   3.4   3.3   3.2   3.4
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    28,386    28,306    28,842    29,243    27,611   2.6   2.6   2.7   2.6   2.4
Dept. of Defense     6,020     6,335     5,771     5,452     7,009   0.6   0.6   0.5   0.5   0.6
Indian Health Service     2,331     1,582     1,458     1,910     3,098   0.2   0.1   0.1   0.2   0.3
Other       418       155       123        55       370      *      *      *      *      *
Tribal government    10,345    10,454     8,529    10,866    11,586   0.9   1.0   0.8   1.0   1.0
Primary focus of facility  
Substance abuse treatment services   744,534   733,905   747,680   771,962   768,047  68.1  68.4  69.2  68.3  67.6
Mental health services    56,169    50,922    47,002    52,586    47,803   5.1   4.7   4.3   4.7   4.2
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
  255,143   251,687   257,524   279,757   297,907  23.4  23.5  23.8  24.7  26.2
General health care    17,766    16,744    20,763    16,256    12,747   1.6   1.6   1.9   1.4   1.1
Other/unknown    18,934    18,993     8,080    10,320     8,921   1.7   1.8   0.7   0.9   0.8
1 Survey reference dates were: March 31, 2003-2006, and March 30, 2007. See Appendix A for changes in the survey base, methods, and instruments that affect analysis of trends over time.
*  Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2003-2007. 

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