Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA )

SAMHSA

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About Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. The Administrator of SAMHSA reports directly to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. SAMHSA's headquarters building is located in Rockville, Maryland.

SAMHSA press release, blog etc

08/08/2018 - 19:34 SAMHSA publishes Spanish-language toolkit to prevent opioid overdose
08/07/2018 - 20:13 SAMHSA to Recognize Community and Entertainment Leaders for Elevating Awareness about Mental Health and Addiction Treatment, Support, and Recovery at Tonight's 2018 Voice Awards
08/06/2018 - 05:39 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Hector in Hawaii
08/01/2018 - 03:45 Pastor Rick and Kay Warren to Host SAMHSAs Voice Awards in Los Angeles
07/30/2018 - 19:14 Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Closing the Treatment Gap
07/30/2018 - 18:00 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the Carr fire in Redding, California
07/25/2018 - 12:21 Federal Commission on School Safety's Second Field Visit Explores Behavioral Health Integration in Schools
07/24/2018 - 13:37 Secretaries Azar and DeVos to Attend Federal School Safety Commission Field Visit in Wisconsin
07/19/2018 - 21:00 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the Duck Boat accident in Branson, Missouri
07/17/2018 - 18:58 SAMHSA announces up to $5 million for the Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information Related to Mental and Substance Use Disorders
07/17/2018 - 18:46 SAMHSA announces up to $3.75 million in funding to enhance training efforts to address eating disorders
07/10/2018 - 19:52 HHS to Host Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting, Focus on the Integration of Behavioral Health into Americas Schools
07/03/2018 - 17:33 Raising Awareness of PTSD Associated with Mass Violence or Natural Disasters
06/28/2018 - 18:19 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the shooting at the Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland
06/21/2018 - 00:42 SAMHSA accepting applications for up to $50 million to help tribes address opioid crisis
06/10/2018 - 22:03 SAMHSA publishes updated toolkit to help prevent opioid overdoses
06/04/2018 - 12:31 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $10.8 million for the Providers Clinical Support System Universities program
05/24/2018 - 09:23 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $95.9 million for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants