Programs

SAMHSA’s programs and campaigns offer information, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality and delivery of behavioral health services across the nation.

  • Behavioral Health Equity is the right to access quality health care for all populations regardless of the individual’s race,...
  • Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) advances effective recovery supports and...
  • CIHS is a national training and technical assistance center that promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral...
  • The Center of Excellence for IECMHC helps communities support the success of the next generation by increasing access to evidence...
  • Community Conversations About Mental Health provides information on holding a community dialogue that builds awareness and...
  • SAMHSA promotes early intervention and treatment as healthier alternatives to detaining people with behavioral health conditions...
  • SAMHSA provides communities and responders with behavioral health resources that help them prepare, respond, and recover from...
  • Drug-Free workplace programs are comprehensive programs that address illicit drug use by federal employees and in federally...
  • DTAC helps states, U.S. territories, tribes, and local providers plan for and respond to behavioral health needs after a disaster.
  • SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders.
  • Welcome to the Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator, a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons and...
  • FBCI is a model for how effective partnerships can be created between federal programs and faith-based and community...
  • The GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to services for people with mental and/or substance use disorders who come into...
  • La campaña nacional patrocinada por SAMHSA para la prevención del consumo de alcohol entre menores de edad ayuda a los padres y a...
  • Learn how SAMHSA programs and resources help prevent and end homelessness among people with mental or substance use disorders....
  • Learn more about the ongoing work of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) and key...
  • KAP
    KAP supports the professional development of behavioral health workers and provides information and resources on best practices.
  • Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to...
  • SAMHSA has joined in the Million Hearts® initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
  • The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) aims to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racial...
  • SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) improves treatment and services for children, adolescents, and...
  • National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day shines a national spotlight on the importance of caring for every child’s mental...
  • National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental...
  • Native Connections is a five-year grant program that helps American Indian and Alaska Native communities identify and address the...
  • NTTAC provides states, tribes, and communities with training and technical assistance (TTA) on children’s behavioral health, with...
  • PFR
    PFR offers technical support and information to those who deliver services to people with substance use and co-occurring mental...
  • Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders;...
  • SBIRT is an approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment to people with substance use disorders and those at risk...
  • SAMHSA supports efforts to promote mental health and substance use prevention in schools and on campuses and to provide safe...
  • Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) helps states establish certified community behavioral health clinics...
  • La Semana Nacional de Prevención es un evento anual de salud dedicado a aumentar la concientización pública y generar acción...
  • The SMVF TA Center works with states and territories to strengthen their behavioral health systems for service members, veterans...
  • SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) increases access to Social Security disability benefits for people experiencing or...
  • SAMHSA oversees implementation of the Synar Amendment, which requires states to have laws prohibiting the sale and distribution...
  • Learn more about the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD).
  • This series of webcasts educates the news and entertainment media about the best terminology and language to use, as well as how...
  • This four-part webcast series educates healthcare professionals about the importance of using approaches that are free of...
  • The Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) and its federal partners provide tribes with prevention and treatment...
  • SAMHSA addresses the impact of trauma on individuals, families, and communities as a behavioral health concern that requires a...
  • SAMHSA addresses mental health and substance use issues among American Indians and Alaska Natives through the National Tribal...
  • The Tribal TTA Center offers training and technical assistance (TTA) on mental and substance use disorders, suicide prevention,...
  • SAMHSA's underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the...
  • SAMHSA works with federal and other partners to increase the supply of trained and culturally aware professionals to address the...