Table 5.4
Clients in treatment, according to type of counseling, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 30, 2007
Number and percent
Facility operation and primary focus Total Number of clients1 Percent1
Type of counseling Type of counseling
Individual counseling Group counseling Family counseling Marital or couples counseling Individual counseling Group counseling Family counseling Marital or couples counseling
Total  1,135,425 900,046 801,762 245,479  95,357  79.3  70.6  21.6   8.4
Facility operation    
Private non-profit   619,954 502,089 451,555 144,462  49,216  81.0  72.8  23.3   7.9
Private for-profit   338,031 266,737 216,130  70,616  34,108  78.9  63.9  20.9  10.1
Local, county, or community govt.    85,953  63,419  66,949  13,841   5,006  73.8  77.9  16.1   5.8
State government    41,813  30,303  30,613   9,391   2,908  72.5  73.2  22.5   7.0
Federal government    38,088  27,720  29,507   4,183   2,839  72.8  77.5  11.0   7.5
Dept. of Veterans Affairs    27,611  20,565  22,366   2,847   1,999  74.5  81.0  10.3   7.2
Dept. of Defense     7,009   5,415   5,904     567     433  77.3  84.2   8.1   6.2
Indian Health Service     3,098   1,399     882     709     377  45.2  28.5  22.9  12.2
Other       370     341     355      60      30  92.2  95.9  16.2   8.1
Tribal government    11,586   9,778   7,008   2,986   1,280  84.4  60.5  25.8  11.0
Primary focus of facility    
Substance abuse treatment services   768,047 643,550 559,082 160,655  52,831  83.8  72.8  20.9   6.9
Mental health services    47,803  29,517  21,733   8,995   4,223  61.7  45.5  18.8   8.8
Mix of mental health and substance
    abuse treatment services
  297,907 212,432 206,607  72,298  36,204  71.3  69.4  24.3  12.2
General health care    12,747   9,150   7,984   1,464     973  71.8  62.6  11.5   7.6
Other/unknown     8,921   5,397   6,356   2,067   1,126  60.5  71.2  23.2  12.6
1 Number of clients sums to more than the Total column and percentages sum to more than 100 percent because a person could be in more than one type of counseling.
SOURCE: Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), 2007.

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