"Facilities were asked about the provision of treatment programs or groups specially designed for specific client types. Overall, 82 percent of facilities offered at least one special program or group to serve a specific client type."

Proportion of Facilities Providing Special Programs or Groups
Clients with Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders 37%
Adult Women 31%
Persons Arrested for DUI or DWI 29%
Adolescents 28%
Adult Men 25%
Other Criminal Justice System Clients1 23%
Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma2 22%
Pregnant or Postpartum Women 12%
Persons with HIV or AIDS 8%
Veterans 7%
Seniors or Older Adults 7%
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Questioning (LGBTQ) Clients 6%
Active Duty Military 4%
Military Families 4%

1: Facilities treating incarcerated persons only were excluded from this report.
2: Persons who have experienced trauma, active duty military, and the military families categories appeared for the first time in the 2012 questionnaire.


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. 26.