Do young people in your community abuse drugs and alcohol? Local problems need local solutions—the Drug Free Communities Support program helps communities come together to reduce substance use among youth and adults. Read more on Drug Free Communities.
From youth summits to teen courts, one community in Queen Anne’s County, MD, is working hard to keep youth drug free.
New funding opportunities are just around the corner.
Who are the current grantees?
Fourteen new informational briefs can help employers address substance use problems.
Build and strengthen an Assertive Community Treatment team using a new toolkit.
Depressive symptoms can interfere with your clients’ recovery and ability to participate in treatment. Find out what works best to help.
Youth show declines in cigarette, alcohol, and illicit drug use from 2002 to 2007.
There’s a connection between use of marijuana by young people and their perceptions of how risky that use may be.
In 2007, 24.3 million adults age 18 or older experienced past-year serious psychological distress.
Deadline April 24: There’s still time to submit your application for a Drug Free Communities Mentoring grant. Read grant details.
Think drug abuse is just a problem among adolescents and college kids? Many adults age 50 and older report substance abuse.
Substance abuse is a major risk factor for suicide. Experts weigh in on how to address the problem.
What do you do if you think someone on YouTube may be at risk for suicide?
SAMHSA’s National Suicide Prevention Lifeline took center stage when it was promoted as a resource on “Dr. Phil.”
Recovery Month celebrates its 20th year in September!
Tune in to the new monthly Webcast series.
SAMHSA News in print has a whole new look! Find out what we changed and why.
It’s time to sign up for SAMHSA’s eNetwork! You’ll be among the first to find out about new programs, campaigns, grant awards, publications, and statistics.