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SAMHSA Headquarters Offices and Centers

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SAMHSA Offices and Centers provide national leadership and assistance for quality behavioral health services while supporting states, territories, tribes, communities, and local organizations through grants and contract awards.

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Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) is the lead Federal government agency for behavioral health data and research.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use is responsible to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services for managing and directing SAMHSA.

Office of Behavioral Health Equity

Office of Behavioral Health Equity (OBHE) advances behavioral health equity by reducing disparities in racial, ethnic, LGBTQIA+, and other under-resourced communities across the country by improving access to quality services and supports that enables all to thrive, participate, and contribute to healthier communities.

Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO)

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer provides assistance to the Assistant Secretary in evaluating and organizing programs within the Agency, and to promote evidence-based and promising best practices emphasizing clinical focus.

Office of Financial Resources

The Office of Financial Resources develops and implements the policies and programs of the Assistant Secretary.

Office of Intergovernmental and Public Affairs

The mission of the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Affairs (OIPA) is to provide leadership through the development, coordination, implementation, and articulation of national behavioral health policy. The vision is to improve the Nation's health and well-being through effective behavioral health policy.

988 & Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office

The 988 & Behavioral Health Crisis Coordinating Office’s mission is to transform America’s behavioral health crisis care system to one that saves lives by serving anyone, at any time, in a seamless way, from anywhere across the nation.

Office of Management, Technology, and Operations

The Office of Management, Technology, and Operations oversees and supports SAMHSA needs.

National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory

The National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory (Policy Lab) leads the equitable coordination, analysis, development, and implementation of national policy to promote mental health, prevent substance misuse and addiction, provide treatment and support recovery.

Center for Mental Health Services

The Center for Mental Health Services leads federal efforts to promote the prevention and treatment of mental disorders. Congress created CMHS to bring new hope to adults who have serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is to promote community-based substance use disorder treatment, and recovery support services for individuals and families in every community. CSAT provides national leadership to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high-quality, life-saving, and effective treatment and recovery support services.

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Last Updated: 04/18/2024
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