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SAMHSA’s leadership team, made up of the Assistant Secretary, Deputies, Directors, and Regional Administrators, brings SAMHSA a variety of experience and expertise in the behavioral health fields, including law, policy and research, mental health and substance use services, state and federal government, and more.

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Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Ph.D.

Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
Chief of Staff
Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor for Recovery
Acting Director of the National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory (NMHSUPL)
Director of Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ)
Director of Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
Acting Director of Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) and SAMHSA Region 5 Administrator
Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
Acting Director of the Office of Financial Resources (OFR)
Director of the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Affairs (OIPA)
Director of Office of Management, Technology, and Operations (OMTO)
Director, Office of Communications (OC)
Chief Medical Officer
Director of the Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE)

Regional Administrators

SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 1
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 2
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 3
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 4
Acting Director of Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) and SAMHSA Region 5 Administrator
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 6
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 7
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 8
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 9
SAMHSA Regional Administrator, Region 10

Last Updated

Last Updated: 04/12/2022