Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( 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

10/11/2018 - 14:31 New Tool Offers Hope to People Experiencing Early Serious Mental Illness and their Families
10/08/2018 - 19:46 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Michael
09/25/2018 - 09:02 SAMHSA publishes a Tobacco Cessation Toolkit for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs
09/25/2018 - 08:09 SAMHSA awards $61.1 million in suicide prevention funding
09/20/2018 - 19:26 SAMHSA releases guides to help women navigate opioid use disorder treatment while pregnant
09/13/2018 - 23:04 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the natural gas explosions within Andover, North Andover, Lawrence, and Methuen areas of Massachusetts
09/10/2018 - 16:05 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
09/09/2018 - 21:25 Preventing Suicide in Tribal Communitiesand Beyond
09/07/2018 - 03:02 Join SAMHSA as it unveils 2017 NSDUH annual, national survey data on mental health and substance use
09/04/2018 - 10:36 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Tropical Storm Gordon in the Gulf Coast Region
08/30/2018 - 12:14 SAMHSA awards $215.2 million to support justice-involved individuals who have substance use or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
08/26/2018 - 21:02 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the shooting at the Jacksonville Landing Complex in Jacksonville, Florida
08/21/2018 - 11:46 The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by Hurricane Lane in the Hawaiian Islands
08/17/2018 - 11:07 This School Year, Lets Erase Bullying
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