Speeches and Presentations

Speeches, presentations, and blog posts by Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, on issues relating to behavioral health.

SAMHSA Blog posts written by Dr. McCance-Katz:

National Prevention Week 2019 Kick-Off (May 8, 2019)

RX Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit (April 22, 2019)

National Update on the State of Addiction (March 22, 2019)

Urgent and Emerging Issues in Prevention: Marijuana, Kratom, E-cigarettes - SAMHSA Prevention Day (February 4, 2019)

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH): 2017 (September 13, 2018)

Hearing on 21st Century Cures Implementation: Examining Mental Health Initiatives - House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health (July 19, 2018)

Changing Focus: The Right to Treatment of Serious Mental Illness (April 16, 2018)

SAMHSA/HHS: An Update on the Opioid Crisis (March 14, 2018)

The Key Role of Prevention in Addressing the Current Landscape of Substance Use in America: A Perspective (February 5, 2018)

Last Updated: 05/13/2019