Proportion of Clients in Treatment in the US with Alcohol Alone, Other Substances Alone, or In Combination, 2012

"Facilities were asked to estimate the proportions of clients in treatment on March 30, 2012, by substance abuse problem treated (alcohol abuse only, drug abuse only, or both alcohol and drug abuse).
"• On March 30, 2012, 44 percent of clients were in treatment for both alcohol and drug abuse, 38 percent were in treatment for drug abuse only, and 18 percent were in treatment for alcohol abuse only.
"• By facility operation, the highest proportion of clients in treatment for abuse of both alcohol and drugs was in tribal government-operated facilities (57 percent). For abuse of drugs only, the highest proportion of clients was in private for-profit facilities (51 percent); for abuse of alcohol only, the highest proportion was in federal-operated facilities (35 percent).
"• At facilities with a primary focus of substance abuse treatment services, 40 percent of clients were in treatment for abuse of both alcohol and drugs. Facilities with other foci of services reported similar proportions of clients in treatment for abuse of both alcohol and drugs (45 to 56 percent)."

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS): 2012. Data on Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities. BHSIS Series S-66, HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4809. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2013, p. 34.
http://www.samhsa.gov/data/DAS...

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