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SAMHSA News - January/February, Volume 16, Number 1


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About SAMHSA News

SAMHSA News is the national newsletter of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Published six times a year (bimonthly) by SAMHSA's Office of Communications, SAMHSA News keeps you informed about the latest substance abuse and mental health treatment and prevention practices, recent statistics on mental health and addictive disorders, related Federal policies, and available resources.

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Inside This Issue
Veterans & Their Families: A SAMHSA Priority
Part 1
Part 2
Resources for Veterans
Statistics: Short Report
Administrator's Message


Grant Funding Opportunities

Science and Service Awards: Call for Entries

Recovery Month 2008 Online

FASD Resources
For Juvenile Justice Professionals
For Teachers

Teen Substance Abuse
Combating Teen Prescription Drug Abuse
Decline in Illicit Drug Use by 8th Graders
Millions of Youth Misusing Cough, Cold Medicines

Integrating Hepatitis Services

Medicaid & Mental Health Services: State by State

New Data on Treatment Facilities: N-SSATS

SAMHSA National Advisory Council: New Members

Staff in the News
Delany Named New OAS Director
President's Volunteer Service Awards

Criminal Justice & Treatment Brochure: Spanish


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SAMHSA News - January/February 2008, Volume 16, Number 1