Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC)
SAMHSA DTAC helps states, U.S. territories, tribes, and local entities deliver an effective mental health and substance use (behavioral health) response to disasters. Learn more about SAMHSA DTAC.
The SAMHSA DTAC Brochure – 2011 (PDF | 279 KB) provides a clear, concise source of information about SAMHSA DTAC, its mission, and its services.
The CCP supports recovery for survivors of natural and human-caused disasters through community-based outreach, crisis counseling, and other behavioral health services.
States, U.S. territories, and federally recognized tribes are eligible to apply for a CCP grant after a presidential disaster declaration.
SAMHSA DTAC has released several new items:
- An updated version of a document listing Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) grantees' creative outreach strategies and ideas (PDF | 234 KB)
- A new SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) resource collection about preparing for and coping with climate change and its impacts
- A new SAMHSA DBHIS resource collection about people experiencing homelessness