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

02/21/2018 - 14:54 SAMHSA is seeking applications for up to $2 million for a grant to improve health care for the Hispanic/Latino community
02/20/2018 - 13:19 SAMHSA and VA Announce Cities Participating in the Mayors Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
02/15/2018 - 13:04 SAMHSA publishes guidance on clinical best practices using medication-assisted treatment to combat the opioid epidemic
02/14/2018 - 17:21 The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, provides immediate crisis counseling to people affected by the school-shooting incident in Parkland, Florida.
02/07/2018 - 14:28 New treatment guidance issued for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants
02/02/2018 - 14:10 Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use convening more than 2,000 to attend SAMHSAs national opioids Prevention Day event
01/25/2018 - 01:01 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $13.4 million for Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion Grant Program
01/24/2018 - 02:07 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $52 million in grants to treat people affected by homelessness, mental health disorders
01/24/2018 - 01:57 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $17 million in grants to address HIV and behavioral health disorders
01/17/2018 - 02:28 #IAmHHS: Finding the Essence of Public Service in Making a Difference
01/05/2018 - 11:37 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $2.5 million for the HBCU Center for Excellence
01/05/2018 - 09:21 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $18.4 million for Networking, Certifying, and Training Suicide Prevention Lifelines and Disaster Distress Helpline
01/04/2018 - 16:11 SAMHSA takes steps to fix a fractured mental health care system following report of congressionally mandated committee
01/04/2018 - 13:22 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $34 million for the Offender Reentry Program
01/02/2018 - 12:01 SAMHSA finalizes changes to clarify health privacy rules for people who seek substance use disorder treatment
12/28/2017 - 11:24 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $5.54 million for the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant
12/27/2017 - 21:47 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $39.8 million for the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment program
12/27/2017 - 12:34 SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $76 million in drug court funding