2008 N-SSATS
Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

Acknowledgments

Highlights

Chapter 1. Description of the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS)

Chapter 2. Trends in Facility Characteristics

Chapter 3. Trends in Client Characteristics

Chapter 4. Facility Characteristics and Services

Chapter 5. Client Characteristics

Chapter 6. State Data

Appendix A. N-SSATS Background

Appendix B. 2008 N-SSATS Questionnaire

Appendix C. Item Response and Imputation for N-SSATS 2008


List of Tables

Chapter 1

1.1 N-SSATS facilities, by status and mode of response: 2008

Chapter 2

2.1 Facility turnover: 2004-2008.
Number and percent distribution

2.2 Facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2004-2008.
Number and percent distribution

2.3 Facilities by type of care offered, and facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs: 2004-2008.
Number and percent

2.4 Facilities with managed care agreements or contracts, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2004-2008.
Number and percent

Chapter 3

3.1 Clients in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2004-2008.
Number and percent distribution

3.2 Clients in treatment, by type of care received and clients receiving methadone or buprenorphine: 2004-2008.
Number and percent distribution

3.3 Clients in treatment, by substance abuse problem and diagnosed co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders: 2004-2008.
Number and percent

3.4 Clients under age 18 in treatment by type of care received, and clients under age 18 in treatment in facilities offering special programs or groups for adolescents: 2004-2008.
Number and percent distribution

Chapter 4

4.1 Primary focus of facilities, by facility operation: 2008.
Number and percent distribution

4.2a Type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.2b Type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.3 Client substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent

4.4 Facility size, according to type of care offered, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Median number of clients

4.5 Facility size, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

4.6 Facility capacity and utilization of residential (non-hospital) care, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number, utilization rate, and percent distribution

4.7 Facility capacity and utilization of hospital inpatient care, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number, utilization rate, and percent distribution

4.8 Services provided, by facility operation: 2008.
Number and percent

4.9 Services provided, by primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number and percent

4.10 Clinical/therapeutic approaches, by frequency of use: 2008.
Number and percent distribution

4.11a Facilities offering special programs or groups for specific client types, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.11b Facilities offering special programs or groups for specific client types, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

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: 2008.
Number

4.12b Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.13 Facilities detoxifying clients, by substance, facility operation, and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number and percent

4.14 Facilities with client outreach, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number and percent

4.15a Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.15b Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.16a Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2008.
Number

4.16b Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by type of care offered: 2008.
Percent

4.17a Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.17b Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.18a Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.18b Facility payment options, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.19 Facility funding, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number and percent

4.20 Facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and clients receiving medication-assisted opioid therapy, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

4.21a Type of care offered in facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Number

4.21b Type of care offered in facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by facility operation and primary focus of facility: 2008.
Percent

4.22a Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation of facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by type of care offered: 2008.
Number

4.22b Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation of facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by type of care offered: 2008.
Percent

Chapter 5

5.1 Clients in treatment, by primary focus of facility and facility operation: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

5.2a Clients in treatment, according to type of care received, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number

5.2b Clients in treatment, according to type of care received, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Percent distribution (row percent)

5.2c Clients in treatment, according to type of care received, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Percent distribution (column percent)

5.3 Clients in treatment, according to substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent

5.4 Clients under age 18 in treatment, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

5.5 Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to type of care received, by facility operation and primary focus of facility: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

Chapter 6

6.1 N-SSATS facilities, by status, response rate, and mode of response, by State or jurisdiction: 2008

6.2a Facilities and clients in treatment, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Number

6.2b Facilities and clients in treatment, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Percent distribution

6.3a Clients under age 18 in treatment, and clients under age 18 in facilities offering special programs or groups for adolescents, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Number

6.3b Clients under age 18 in treatment, and clients under age 18 in facilities offering special programs or groups for adolescents, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Percent

6.4a Facilities with managed care agreements or contracts, and clients in facilities with managed care agreements or contracts, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Number

6.4b Facilities with managed care agreements or contracts, and clients in facilities with managed care agreements or contracts, by State or jurisdiction: 2004-2008.
Percent

6.5a Facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.5b Facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent distribution

6.6 Primary focus of facility, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.7a Type of care offered, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.7b Type of care offered, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.8 Client substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent

6.9 Facility size, according to type of care offered, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Median number of clients

6.10 Facility size, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.11 Facility capacity and utilization of residential (non-hospital) and hospital inpatient care, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and utilization rate

6.12 Type of counseling used, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number and percent

6.13a Clinical/therapeutic approaches used often or sometimes, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.13b Clinical/therapeutic approaches used often or sometimes, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.14a Facilities offering special programs or groups for specific client types, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.14b Facilities offering special programs or groups for specific client types, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.15a Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.15b Facilities offering services in sign language for the hearing impaired and in languages other than English, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.16 Facilities detoxifying clients, by substance and State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number and percent

6.17 Facilities with client outreach, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number and percent

6.18a Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.18b Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.19a Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.19b Facilities employing specific practices as part of their standard operating procedures, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.20a Facility payment options, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number

6.20b Facility payment options, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Percent

6.21 Facility funding, by State or jurisdiction: 2008.
Number and percent

6.22 Facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and clients receiving medication-assisted opioid therapy, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.23a Type of care offered in facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by State or jurisdiction: 2008
Number

6.23b Type of care offered in facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by State or jurisdiction: 2008
Percent

6.24a Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation of facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by State or jurisdiction: 2008
Number

6.24b Facility licensing, certification, or accreditation of facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), by State or jurisdiction: 2008
Percent

6.25a Clients in treatment, according to facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number

6.25b Clients in treatment, according to facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Percent distribution

6.26 Clients in treatment, according to primary focus of facility, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.27a Clients in treatment, according to type of care received, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number

6.27b Clients in treatment, according to type of care received, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Percent distribution

6.28 Clients in treatment, according to substance abuse problem and co-occurring mental health disorders, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.29 Clients in treatment, according to counseling type, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent

6.30a Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number

6.30b Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to facility operation, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Percent distribution

6.31 Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to primary focus of facility, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.32 Clients under age 18 in treatment, according to type of care received, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and percent distribution

6.33 Clients in treatment aged 18 and over, according to substance abuse problem, by State or jurisdiction: March 31, 2008.
Number and clients per 100,000 population aged 18 and over

Appendix A

A.1 Survey contents: 1995-2008

Appendix C

C.1 N-SSATS item percentage response rates: 2008


List of Figures

Chapter 1

Figure 1 Survey Response Mode: 2004-2008

Chapter 2

Figure 2 Facility Operation: 2004-2008

Figure 3 Primary Focus of Facility: 2004-2008

Figure 4 Type of Care Offered and Facilities with Opioid Treatment Programs: 2004-2008

Figure 5 Facilities with Managed Care Agreements or Contracts, by Facility Operation: 2004-2008

Chapter 3

Figure 6 Clients in Treatment, by Facility Operation: 2004-2008

Figure 7 Clients in Treatment, by Type of Care Received: 2004-2008

Chapter 4

Figure 8 Residential (Non-Hospital) and Hospital Inpatient Utilization Rates: March 31, 2008

Chapter 6

Figure 9 Clients in Treatment per 100,000 Population Aged 18 and Over: March 31, 2008