Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA )

SAMHSA

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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

10/10/2017 - 10:15 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the wildfires in Northern California
10/06/2017 - 10:38 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Tropical Storm Nate in the Southern United States
10/04/2017 - 20:42 SAMHSA awards $166 million for HIV prevention and treatment
10/02/2017 - 09:13 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada
09/29/2017 - 13:17 Mandatory Guidelines for Urine Testing Updated to Include Four Semi-Synthetic Opioids
09/28/2017 - 18:11 Marijuana had the largest illicit drug use initiation in 2016
09/21/2017 - 10:57 Findings from NSDUH reveal that only a subset of individuals receive services for substance use and mental health issues
09/12/2017 - 17:33 Liy Direk pou Moun Dezas Afekte a 1-800-985-5990 ofri konsey pou kriz touswit bay moun Siklon Irma afekte nan Florida, Potoriko, ak Il Vyej Ameriken yo
09/12/2017 - 16:15 HHS awards $14.5 million in grants for suicide prevention programs
09/08/2017 - 16:30 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Irma in the Southeastern United States
09/05/2017 - 16:43 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Irma in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
08/30/2017 - 22:11 SAMHSA will unveil latest behavioral health data in conjunction with 28th annual National Recovery Month observance
08/30/2017 - 15:34 Texas, Louisiana may reallocate certain federal funds to provide addiction medication
08/24/2017 - 12:39 Report reveals that about 1 in 8 children lived with at least one parent who had a past year substance use disorder
08/24/2017 - 12:13 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Harvey in the states of Louisiana and Texas
08/22/2017 - 18:19 SAMHSA report shows increase in opioid treatment facilities
08/16/2017 - 11:34 SAMHSA to recognize behavioral health champions at 2017 Voice Awards
08/15/2017 - 06:30 New report finds that 12th grade aged high school dropouts are more at risk for substance use