Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

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

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT):

  • Works to close the gap between available treatment capacity and demand
  • Supports the adaptation and adoption of evidence-based and best practices by community-based treatment programs and services
  • Improves and strengthens substance abuse treatment organizations and systems

CSAT's work supports:

  • States and community-based groups to improve and expand existing substance abuse treatment services under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program
  • SAMHSA's free treatment referral service that connects people with substance abuse services in their community

Contact Information

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857


Office of the Director

Office of Consumer Affairs

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

Division of Services Improvement

Targeted Populations Branch

Health Systems Branch

Quality Improvement and Workforce Development Branch

Division of State and Community Assistance

Performance Partnership Grant Branch

Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch

Performance Measurement Branch

Division of Pharmacologic Therapies

Regulatory Programs Branch

Last Updated: 08/22/2017