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.

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...
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 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...
Division of Workplace ProgramsThe Division of Workplace Programs (DWP) provides oversight for the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program and for the National...
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 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 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 TreatmentMedication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to...
Million Hearts InitiativeSAMHSA has joined in the Million Hearts® initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
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...
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...
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...
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 PracticeThrough education and training, the Recovery to Practice (RTP) program supports the expansion and integration of recovery-...
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...
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...
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...