Table 6.15b
Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English,
by State or jurisdiction: March 30, 2007
Percent
State or jurisdiction1 Number of facilities Percent
Sign
language
Any language other than English Language services provided by Languages provided by staff counselor2
Total Staff counselor On-call interpreter Both staff counselor and on-call interpreter Spanish American Indian/Alaska Native language Other
Total  13,648  29.6  48.6 100.0  41.7  37.8  20.4  91.4   3.5  23.6
Alabama    145  37.2  37.2 100.0  13.0  77.8   9.3 100.0      - -   8.3
Alaska     74  20.3  25.7 100.0  15.8  42.1  42.1  45.5  72.7  18.2
Arizona    218  33.9  62.4 100.0  36.0  16.2  47.8  86.0  26.3  14.9
Arkansas     53  64.2  71.7 100.0   5.3  78.9  15.8 100.0  25.0  50.0
California  1,751  21.8  56.8 100.0  61.6  11.1  27.3  93.9   1.0  20.3
Colorado    408  12.5  36.3 100.0  66.9  18.2  14.9  92.6   2.5  13.2
Connecticut    216  26.9  54.6 100.0  67.8  10.2  22.0  97.2      - -  20.8
Delaware     39  23.1  38.5 100.0  73.3  26.7      - - 100.0      - -      - -
District of Columbia     44  25.0  52.3 100.0  30.4  34.8  34.8 100.0      - -  13.3
Fed. of Micronesia      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Florida    648  29.0  55.2 100.0  55.6  18.7  25.7  97.6   0.7  26.5
Georgia    259  27.8  35.5 100.0  16.3  68.5  15.2  82.8      - -  17.2
Guam      3  66.7 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -  33.3      - - 100.0
Hawaii    129  13.2  35.7 100.0  71.7  10.9  17.4  19.5      - -  97.6
Idaho     57  21.1  29.8 100.0  52.9  11.8  35.3  93.3  13.3  13.3
Illinois    606  22.1  46.7 100.0  47.0  33.9  19.1  90.4      - -  40.1
Indiana    321  37.1  46.1 100.0  31.8  56.8  11.5  96.9   3.1  14.1
Iowa    128  29.7  49.2 100.0  12.7  73.0  14.3 100.0      - -  11.8
Kansas    236  19.9  32.2 100.0  30.3  43.4  26.3  90.7   4.7  39.5
Kentucky    299  53.5  58.2 100.0   4.0  88.5   7.5  95.0      - -  35.0
Louisiana    145  33.8  24.1 100.0  28.6  60.0  11.4  71.4      - -  35.7
Maine    193  41.5  34.7 100.0  11.9  79.1   9.0  28.6  28.6  64.3
Maryland    361  17.5  27.4 100.0  35.4  47.5  17.2  90.4   1.9  32.7
Massachusetts    299  33.8  61.5 100.0  44.0  27.2  28.8  92.5   0.7  51.5
Michigan    525  41.3  52.4 100.0  18.5  66.5  14.9  65.2   4.3  52.2
Minnesota    276  20.7  27.2 100.0  20.0  64.0  16.0  66.7  14.8  25.9
Mississippi    111  23.4  18.9 100.0      - - 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - -
Missouri    259  52.5  54.1 100.0   6.4  91.4   2.1  91.7   8.3   8.3
Montana     68  35.3  33.8 100.0  26.1  65.2   8.7  62.5  37.5  25.0
Nebraska    114  34.2  43.0 100.0   8.2  71.4  20.4  85.7   7.1  28.6
Nevada     76  18.4  40.8 100.0  58.1  29.0  12.9 100.0   4.5   4.5
New Hampshire     61  11.5  19.7 100.0  25.0  66.7   8.3  75.0      - -  25.0
New Jersey    341  17.3  46.9 100.0  61.9  15.0  23.1  94.1      - -  29.4
New Mexico    136  19.9  71.3 100.0  61.9   9.3  28.9  81.8  35.2  11.4
New York    986  18.7  53.2 100.0  67.2  11.4  21.3  95.5   0.6  26.7
North Carolina    359  21.4  40.7 100.0  45.9  39.0  15.1  96.6   1.1   9.0
North Dakota     65  18.5  15.4 100.0      - -  80.0  20.0  50.0  50.0  50.0
Ohio    402  61.2  60.2 100.0   9.5  71.9  18.6  89.7      - -  29.4
Oklahoma    189  34.9  41.8 100.0  17.7  69.6  12.7  79.2  16.7  20.8
Oregon    228  49.1  64.5 100.0  25.2  49.7  25.2  90.5   4.1  13.5
Palau      1      - - 100.0 100.0 100.0      - -      - -      - -      - - 100.0
Pennsylvania    463  24.6  34.8 100.0  49.7  35.4  14.9  92.3   1.0  19.2
Puerto Rico    156  14.1  94.9 100.0  89.9   2.0   8.1  98.6      - -   2.8
Rhode Island     54  38.9  66.7 100.0  44.4  33.3  22.2  95.8      - -  29.2
South Carolina    117  48.7  64.1 100.0  13.3  58.7  28.0  96.8      - -   6.5
South Dakota     62  33.9  32.3 100.0  10.0  70.0  20.0  50.0  50.0      - -
Tennessee    199  57.3  60.8 100.0   7.4  81.8  10.7 100.0      - -   9.1
Texas    522  27.4  52.9 100.0  52.9  25.0  22.1  96.6   0.5   5.3
Utah    146  26.0  52.7 100.0  37.7  24.7  37.7  93.1   8.6  34.5
Vermont     39  56.4  48.7 100.0  10.5  89.5      - -  50.0      - -  50.0
Virgin Islands      3  33.3 100.0 100.0  66.7      - -  33.3 100.0      - -      - -
Virginia    203  29.6  38.4 100.0  20.5  59.0  20.5  93.8      - -  18.8
Washington    436  39.4  48.4 100.0  26.5  52.1  21.3  89.1   4.0  23.8
West Virginia     84  40.5  23.8 100.0  20.0  70.0  10.0 100.0      - -      - -
Wisconsin    275  40.7  46.5 100.0  10.9  75.0  14.1  81.3  21.9  18.8
Wyoming     59  50.8  49.2 100.0  13.8  58.6  27.6  83.3   8.3  41.7
1 Facilities operated by Federal agencies are included in the States in which the facilities are located.
2 Percents sum to more than 100 percent because a facility could offer services in more than one language.
- -  Quantity is zero.
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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