DASIS Report: Facilities Offering Special Treatment
Programs or Groups
(also has the data table used to construct each figure)
SAMHSA's National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS)
provides information as to whether substance abuse treatment facilities
offered special services. These special treatment services include
specially designed treatment programs for adolescents, clients with
co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders, criminal justice
clients, persons with HIV or AIDS, gays or lesbians, pregnant or postpartum
women, adult women, adult men, seniors or older adults, and persons
arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) or
driving while intoxicated (DWI).
total of 13,371 substance abuse treatment facilities responded to the
2005 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and 83% of
them offered at least one special program or group addressing particular
needs of specific client types.
most commonly offered special program or group was for persons with
co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders (38%).
providing hospital inpatient care were the most likely to offer special
programs for persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders
(56%). They also provided special programs for adolescents (26%), and
adult women (26%).
providing outpatient care were most likely to offer special programs
or groups for persons arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol
or drugs or driving while intoxicated (38%), persons with co-occurring
substance abuse and mental disorders (38%), adolescents (36%), and adult
on special treatment services
OAS publications and services
Short Report, The DASIS
Report: Services Provided by Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities,
is based on the Drug and Alcohol Services Information
System (DASIS), the primary source of national data on substance abuse
treatment. DASIS is conducted by the Office of Applied Studies (OAS)
in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).