Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is to promote community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community. CSAT provides national leadership to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high quality, effective treatment and recovery services.

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT):

  • Works to close the gap between available treatment capacity and demand
  • Supports the adaptation and adoption of evidence-based and best practices by community-based treatment programs and services
  • Improves and strengthens substance abuse treatment organizations and systems

CSAT's work supports:

  • States and community-based groups to improve and expand existing substance abuse treatment services under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program
  • SAMHSA's free treatment referral service that connects people with substance abuse services in their community

Contact Information

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Room 5-1015
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857


Office of the Director

  • Daryl Kade, M.A., Acting Director
  • Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D., Deputy Director

Office of Consumer Affairs

  • Ivette A. Torres, M.Ed., M.S., Director, CA

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, Ph.D., Acting Director

Division of Services Improvement

  • Andrea Kopstein, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director

Targeted Populations Branch

  • Twyla Adams, Chief

Health Systems Branch

  • Gerlinda Somerville, Chief

Quality Improvement and Workforce Development Branch

  • Andrea Kopstein, Ph.D., M.P.H., Acting Chief

Division of State and Community Assistance

  • C. Danielle Johnson, M.P.H., Acting Director

Performance Partnership Grant Branch 

  • John Campbell, M.A., Chief

Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch

  • Michelle Daly, Acting Chief

Performance Measurement Branch

  • Robert Atanda, Chief

Division of Pharmacologic Therapies

  • Robert Lubran, M.S., M.P.A., Director

Regulatory Programs Branch

  • Melinda Campopiano, M.D., Chief
Last Updated: 09/11/2014