Data We Collect
The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) is the leading source of behavioral health data in the United States. Behavioral health data collected includes:
Prevalence of mental illness and substance use disorders Behavioral health service provision and use Evaluation data. This data helps researchers, public health officials, and policymakers to understand and solve issues.
Not sure where to start? Use the Data Collection Finder to learn about SAMHSA data surveys and to find a relevant collection for you.
Drug Abuse Warning Network
Mental Health Client-Level Data
National Mental Health Services Survey
National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services
National Substance Use and Mental Health Services Survey
National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Treatment Episode Data Set
Uniform Reporting System
We reaffirm our commitment to maintaining the highest level of scientific integrity in producing official statistics. Together, the Principles and Practices, Statistical Policy Directives and Standards, and Information Quality Guidelines form the foundation for achieving and maintaining scientific integrity within and among the principal statistical agencies. Read more about our Scientific Integrity policies.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive and Analysis Tools
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) is a public resource for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of SAMHSA's behavioral health data. If you're looking for data files, the SAMHDA site provides questionnaires, codebooks, and data sets for multiple studies. If you're looking for publications, SAMHDA has links to these as well as a searchable database of bibliographic citations.Visit SAMHDA