Programs and Campaigns

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

ADS CenterThe goal of the SAMHSA ADS Center is to enhance social acceptance and inclusion by ensuring that people with mental health...
Behavioral Health EquityThe SAMHSA Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) works to reduce mental health and substance use disparities among diverse...
BRSS TACSIn 2011, SAMHSA launched the Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) to promote the...
Building BlocksBuilding Blocks for a Healthy Future is SAMHSA’s website where parents, caregivers, and educators can find great tips and tools...
Buprenorphine Information CenterBuprenorphine is a medication used to treat opioid addiction. Since the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000),...
CAPTSAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) is a national substance abuse prevention training and...
Children's Awareness DayNational Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is a key strategy of the Caring for Every Child's Mental Health...
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 how to hold a community dialogue that breaks down...
Division of Workplace ProgramsThe Division of Workplace Programs (DWP) is mandated by executive order and public law. It provides oversight for the Federal...
DTACThe Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) supports SAMHSA's efforts to prepare states, territories, tribes, and local...
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 InitiativesIt has long been acknowledged that faith and spirituality play a beneficial role in the prevention of drug and alcohol use...
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) CenterThe Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence is devoted to preventing and treating FASD. The Center focuses...
GAINS CenterThe GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to community-based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness...
HRCThe Homelessness Resource Center (HRC) is part of SAMHSA's Recovery Support Strategic Initiative. SAMHSA's homeless and...
KAPThe SAMHSA Knowledge Application Program (KAP) supports the professional development of behavioral health workers and provides...
Medication-Assisted TreatmentMedication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to...
Million Hearts InitiativeResearch indicates that people with severe mental and/or substance use disorders are much more likely to die from heart disease...
National Prevention WeekNational Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action...
NCTICThe National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint (NCTIC) is a technical assistance center...
NREPPNREPP is a searchable online registry of more than 330 substance abuse and mental health interventions.
PATHProjects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides services to people with serious mental illness, including...
PFRThe SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) launched the Partners for Recovery (PFR) Initiative in 2003. PFR offers...
Recovery MonthRecovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders;...
Recovery to PracticeThrough education and training, the Recovery to Practice (RTP) program supports the expansion and integration of recovery-...
Safe Schools/Healthy StudentsThe Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) initiative is a unique federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and...
SBIRTSBIRT is a public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for people with substance use...
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 CenterSAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center works with states and territories to...
SPFThe SPF uses a five-step planning process to guide states, jurisdictions, tribes, and communities in the selection,...
SynarThe SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) oversees implementation of the Synar Amendment, which requires states to...
TLOA ImplementationThe Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) and its federal partners provide tribes with technical assistance and...
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 Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
Underage DrinkingSAMHSA's underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early—as early...
Voice AwardsThe Voice Awards program honors consumer/peer leaders and television and film professionals who educate the public about...
Women, Children, and FamiliesResources are available for addressing the behavioral health and recovery of women and their families. Find current SAMHSA and...