Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( 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

05/18/2018 - 11:59 The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the school-shooting incident in Santa Fe, Texas.
05/17/2018 - 16:09 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the volcanic eruption of Mount Kilauea in Hawaii
05/17/2018 - 13:50 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the flooding in Kauai
05/08/2018 - 22:19 Improving Life Outcomes for Children with History of Mental Health Challenges and Trauma
05/07/2018 - 12:55 SAMHSA Hosts Town Hall on Helping Children Who Experience Trauma
05/07/2018 - 11:58 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $23.4 million for the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Grant Program
05/04/2018 - 12:04 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by volcanic eruptions in Hawaii.
05/02/2018 - 12:06 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $37.5 million for the Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
05/02/2018 - 11:10 ONC and SAMHSA Release Fact Sheets on 42 CFR Part 2: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Records
04/23/2018 - 14:13 Release of HHS Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Action Plan
04/19/2018 - 12:15 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $47.4 million for Mental Health Awareness Training
04/09/2018 - 08:52 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $210 million for Project AWARE State Education Agency grants
04/08/2018 - 20:56 SAMHSA is announcing the availability of up to $4.7 million for Improving Access to Overdose Treatment grants
04/05/2018 - 17:19 SAMHSA launches Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center to equip clinicians, strengthen communities
04/03/2018 - 16:12 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $5 million for the National Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Recovery
04/02/2018 - 17:36 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $23.7 million in grants to treat serious mental illness
03/27/2018 - 21:47 The Need to Focus on Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Includes the LGBT Community
03/20/2018 - 16:29 SAMHSA directing supplemental funding to three states hit hard by opioid crisis