Programs

SAMHSA’s programs and campaigns offer information, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality and delivery of behavioral health services across the nation.

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Behavioral Health EquityThe Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) works to reduce mental health and substance use disparities and improve access to...
BRSS TACSIn 2011, SAMHSA launched the Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) to promote the...
CAPTSAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) is a national substance abuse prevention training and...
Children's Mental HealthThe Caring for Every Child's Mental Health Campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children's mental...
Co-Occurring DisordersMental and substance use conditions often co-occur. In other words, individuals with substance use conditions often have a mental...
Community ConversationsCommunity Conversations About Mental Health provides information on holding a community dialogue that builds awareness and...
Drug-free Workplace ProgramsDrug-free workplace programs are comprehensive programs that address illicit drug use by federal employees and in federally...
DTACDTAC helps prepare states, territories, tribes, and local entities to deliver an effective mental health and substance misuse...
EBP Web GuideThe Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Web Guide features research findings and details about EBPs used to prevent and treat mental...
Faith-based and Community InitiativesFBCI is a model for how effective partnerships can be created between federal programs and faith-based and community...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) CenterThe Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence raises awareness of FASD and provides information and resources...
GAINS CenterThe GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to services for people with mental and/or substance use disorders who come into...
HRCThe Homelessness Resource Center (HRC) is part of SAMHSA's Recovery Support Strategic Initiative. SAMHSA's homeless and...
KAPKAP supports the professional development of behavioral health workers and provides information and resources on best practices.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to...
Million Hearts InitiativeSAMHSA has joined in the Million Hearts® initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) aims to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racial...
National Child Traumatic Stress InitiativeSAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) improves treatment and services for children, adolescents, and...
National Prevention WeekNational Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental...
Native ConnectionsSAMHSA’s Native Connections grant program aims to reduce suicidal behavior and substance use and promote mental health among...
NCTICNCTIC works to eliminate the use of seclusion, restraints, and other coercive practices and to develop the knowledge base on...
Now Is The Time Technical Assistance CenterThe NITT-TA Center is the national training and technical assistance (T/TA) center for states, communities, and local education...
NREPPSAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) promotes the adoption of scientifically established...
PATHProjects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides services to people with serious mental illness, including...
PFRPFR offers technical support and information to those who deliver services to people with substance use and co-occurring mental...
Recovery MonthRecovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders;...
Recovery to PracticeRecovery to Practice (RTP) helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented...
Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS)SS/HS is a collaborative effort and comprehensive model to promote mental health among students and create safe and secure...
SBIRTSBIRT is an approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment to people with substance use disorders and those at risk...
Section 223 Demonstration Program for Certified Community Behavioral Health ClinicsSection 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) helps states establish certified community behavioral health clinics...
Semana de Prevención La Semana Nacional de Prevención es un evento anual de salud apoyado por SAMHSA, el cual busca concientizar al público y generar...
SMVF TA CenterThe SMVF TA Center works with states and territories to strengthen their behavioral health systems for service members, veterans...
SOAR Technical Assistance (TA) CenterSSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) increases access to Social Security disability benefits for people experiencing or...
SPFThe SPF uses a five-step planning process to guide states, jurisdictions, tribes, and communities in the selection,...
SynarSAMHSA oversees implementation of the Synar Amendment, which requires states to have laws prohibiting the sale and distribution...
TLOA ImplementationThe Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) and its federal partners provide tribes with prevention and treatment...
Too Smart To StartToo Smart To Start helps prevent underage alcohol use by offering strategies and materials for youth, teens, families, educators...
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance CenterThe TTA Center supports native community self-determination through infrastructure development, capacity building, and program...
Underage DrinkingSAMHSA's underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the...
Voice AwardsThe Voice Awards program honors consumer/peer leaders and television and film professionals who educate the public about...
Wellness InitiativeSAMHSA’s Wellness Initiative raises awareness of health disparities among people with serious mental and/or substance use...
Women, Children, and FamiliesFind current SAMHSA and other government agency resources on addressing the behavioral health and recovery of women and their...