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

  • Anne Herron, Acting Director
  • Audra Stock, LPC, MAC, Deputy Director

Office of Consumer Affairs

  • Marla Hendriksson, M.P.M., Acting Director

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Darrick Cunningham, Director

Division of Systems Improvement

  • Audra Stock, LPC, MAC, Director

Targeted Populations Branch

  • Twyla Adams, Chief

Health Systems Branch

  • Gerlinda Somerville, Chief

Quality Improvement and Workforce Development Branch

  • Sharon Amatetti, Chief

Division of State and Community Assistance

  • Onaje Salim, Ph.D, Director

Performance Partnership Grant Branch

  • John Campbell, M.A., Chief

Co-Occurring and Homeless Activities Branch

  • Vacant, Chief

Performance Measurement Branch

  • Robert Atanda, Chief

Division of Pharmacologic Therapies

  • Danielle Johnson Byrd, Director

Regulatory Programs Branch

  • Vacant, Chief

PEPFAR Activities Branch

  • Vacant, Chief
Last Updated: 08/22/2017