Summer 2012, Volume 20, Number 2
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This year, SAMHSA is celebrating its 20th anniversary and two decades of progress in the behavioral health field.
As SAMHSA celebrates its 20th anniversary, it's important not only to acknowledge the amazing progress both SAMHSA and the behavioral health field have made but also to look to the future.
This fall, SAMHSA plans to launch "Talk. They Hear You."—its third National Underage Drinking Campaign.
Dance, spoken word, and musical youth performances made in tribute to "Heroes of Hope" set the tone for an evening of celebration and reflection on Wednesday, May 9, for SAMHSA's seventh annual National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
People from diverse racial and ethnic populations, as well as sexual and gender minority groups, often have trouble accessing quality care for behavioral health problems.
For the first time in its 20-year history, SAMHSA has a presence in each of the 10 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Regional Offices.
To help communities become more involved in preventing substance abuse and promoting mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being, SAMHSA celebrated its first National Prevention Week May 20-26, 2012.
Mental Health, United States, 2010 is the latest in a series of publications issued biannually by SAMHSA providing in-depth information regarding the current status of the mental health field.
SAMHSA's Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information & Resource Kit is an important tool that directly supports OBHE's mission to address behavioral health disparities.
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SAMHSA is a public health agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Its mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.