SAMHSA has prioritized data, outcomes and quality - realizing an integrated data strategy and a national framework for quality improvement in behavioral health care will inform policy, measure program impact, and lead to improved quality of services and outcomes of individuals, families, and communities. Data helps SAMHSA and the nation assess the impact of the changes to US health care systems and identify and address behavioral health disparities.
Learn about SAMHSA’s work to establish a National Behavioral Health Quality Framework, measures review, and other quality-related efforts.
Learn about SAMHSA’s partnerships to evaluate behavioral health outcomes.
Access SAMHSA’s public use data files, analysis tools, and evidence-based practices here.