The N-SSATS Report January 28,2010: Overview of Opioid Treatment Programs within the United States: 2008
In 2008, a total of 1,132 (8 percent) of all substance abuse treatment facilities were certified as Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs). Of the 1,132 OTPs, 1,044 (92 percent) offered outpatient treatment. On March 31, 2008, there were 268,071 clients who received methadone and 4,280 clients who received buprenorphine in facilities with OTPs. There were 654 (58 percent) facilities with OTPs that provided substance abuse treatment services in a language other then English, either by a staff counselor or through an on-call counselor; 498 (44 percent of all OTPs) provided these services by staff counselor in Spanish.
Date Added: 2/15/10
Inventory #: NSSATS10-0128