NAICS 621420

What is the NAICS code 621420?

The NAICS code 621420 is applied to those industries related to Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers.

This industry comprises establishments with medical staff primarily engaged in providing outpatient services related to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders and alcohol and other substance abuse. These establishments generally treat patients who do not require inpatient treatment. They may provide a counseling staff and information regarding a wide range of mental health and substance abuse issues and/or refer patients to more extensive treatment programs, if necessary.

Illustrative examples:

  • Outpatient alcoholism treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals)
  • Outpatient mental health centers and clinics (except hospitals)
  • Outpatient detoxification centers and clinics (except hospitals)
  • Outpatient substance abuse treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals)
  • Outpatient drug addiction treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals)

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 621420 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 621420

NAFTA

This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 621420 has the following cross-references:

  • Establishments known and licensed as hospitals primarily engaged in the inpatient treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses with an emphasis on medical treatment and monitoring are classified in Industry 622210, Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals.
  • Establishments of independent mental health practitioners (except physicians) are classified in Industry 621330, Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians).
  • Establishments of physicians primarily engaged in the independent practice of psychiatry or psychoanalysis are classified in U.S. Industry 621112, Offices of Physicians, Mental Health Specialists.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing nonresidential counseling services for substance abuse, mental health, suicide intervention, and other crisis intervention social services to children and youth, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and all other individuals and families are classified in Industry Group 6241, Individual and Family Services.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in the inpatient treatment of mental health and substance abuse illnesses with an emphasis on residential care and counseling rather than medical treatment are classified in Industry 623220, Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers industry (NAICS Code 621420):

  • Alcoholism treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient
  • Detoxification centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient
  • Drug addiction treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient
  • Mental health centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient
  • Outpatient mental health centers and clinics (except hospitals)
  • Outpatient treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals) for substance abuse (i.e., alcoholism, drug addiction)
  • Outpatient treatment centers and clinics for alcoholism
  • Outpatient treatment centers and clinics for drug addiction
  • Psychiatric centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient
  • Substance abuse treatment centers and clinics (except hospitals), outpatient

NAICS 621420

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