Programs & Campaigns

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 banner
    Behavioral Health Equity
    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) banner
    BRSS TACS
    Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) advances effective recovery supports and...
  • Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies banner Knowledge is power. Learn with us!
    CAPT
    SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) is a national substance abuse prevention training and...
  • Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) banner
    Center for Integrated Health Solutions
    CIHS is a national training and technical assistance center that promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral...
  • banner for the Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC)
    Center of Excellence for IECMHC
    The Center of Excellence for IECMHC helps communities support the success of the next generation by increasing access to evidence...
  • National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day banner that reads: Caring for Every Child's Mental Health
    Children's Mental Health
    The Caring for Every Child's Mental Health Campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children's mental...
  • An illustration of a neighborhood with the label, Community Conversations, displayed.
    Community Conversations
    Community Conversations About Mental Health provides information on holding a community dialogue that builds awareness and...
  • Drug-Free Workplace Programs banner
    Drug-Free Workplace Programs
    Drug-Free workplace programs are comprehensive programs that address illicit drug use by federal employees and in federally...
  • Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) banner
    DTAC
    DTAC helps states, U.S. territories, tribes, and local providers plan for and respond to behavioral health needs after a disaster.
  • evidence-based practices resource center
    EBP Resource Center
    SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders.
  • A Guide to Evidence-Based Practices (EBP)
    EBP Web Guide
    The Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Web Guide features research findings and details about EBPs used to prevent and treat mental...
  • Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator
    ESMI Treatment Locator
    Welcome to the Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator, a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons and...
  • Stronger Together, Faith and Community - SAMHSA's faith-based and community initiatives banner
    Faith-based and Community Initiatives
    FBCI is a model for how effective partnerships can be created between federal programs and faith-based and community...
  • SAMHSA's GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
    GAINS Center
    The GAINS Center focuses on expanding access to services for people with mental and/or substance use disorders who come into...
  • Hable. Ellos Escuchan.
    Hable. Ellos escuchan.
    La campaña nacional patrocinada por SAMHSA para la prevención del consumo de alcohol entre menores de edad ayuda a los padres y a...
  • ISMICC Banner
    Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee
    Learn more about the ongoing work of the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) and key...
  • Knowledge Application Program banner with text that reads: Blending science and service to support workforce development and expand treatment capacity
    KAP
    KAP supports the professional development of behavioral health workers and provides information and resources on best practices.
  • Image of the Medication-Assisted Treatment Center banner.
    Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
    Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to...
  • Million Hearts campaign banner, with text that reads: Help us prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017
    Million Hearts Initiative
    SAMHSA has joined in the Million Hearts® initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
  • Minority Fellowship Program banner
    Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)
    The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) aims to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health care outcomes for racial...
  • NCTSI Banner
    National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative
    SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI) improves treatment and services for children, adolescents, and...
  • National Prevention Week 2019 - May 12-18, 2019
    National Prevention Week
    National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental...
  • Native Connections
    Native Connections
    Native Connections is a five-year grant program that helps American Indian and Alaska Native communities identify and address the...
  • National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint (NCTIC)
    NCTIC
    NCTIC works to eliminate the use of seclusion, restraints, and other coercive practices and to develop the knowledge base on...
  • Now Is The Time Technical Assistance Center
    Now Is The Time Technical Assistance Center
    The NITT-TA Center is the national training and technical assistance (T/TA) center for states, tribes, municipalities,...
  • National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child, Youth & Family Mental Health (NTTAC)
    NTTAC
    NTTAC provides states, tribes, and communities with training and technical assistance (TTA) on children’s behavioral health, with...
  • Partners for Recovery banner
    PFR
    PFR offers technical support and information to those who deliver services to people with substance use and co-occurring mental...
  • National Recovery Month.  Prevention Works, Treatment is Effective, People Recover.  September 2018.
    Recovery Month
    Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders;...
  • Bridging People, Knowledge, Tools, and Experience
    Recovery to Practice
    Recovery to Practice (RTP) helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented...
  • Safe Schools/Healthy Students banner
    Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS)
    SS/HS is a collaborative effort and comprehensive model to promote mental health among students and create safe and secure...
  • SBIRT: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment banner image
    SBIRT
    SBIRT is an approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment to people with substance use disorders and those at risk...
  • Section 223 Demonstration Program for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
    Section 223 Demonstration Program for Certified Community Behavioral Health
    Section 223 of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) helps states establish certified community behavioral health clinics...
  • Semana nacional de prevención - Mayo 12 al 18 de 2019
    Semana de Prevención
    La Semana Nacional de Prevención es un evento anual de salud dedicado a aumentar la concientización pública y generar acción...
  • Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center banner
    SMVF TA Center
    The SMVF TA Center works with states and territories to strengthen their behavioral health systems for service members, veterans...
  • SOAR - SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery
    SOAR Technical Assistance (TA) Center
    SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) increases access to Social Security disability benefits for people experiencing or...
  • Synar Program banner with text that reads: It's the law - prohibiting the sale and distribution of tobacco products to people under 18
    Synar
    SAMHSA oversees implementation of the Synar Amendment, which requires states to have laws prohibiting the sale and distribution...
  • The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD)
    The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (
    Learn more about the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD).
  • The Power of Language and Portrayals
    The Power of Language and Portrayals
    This series of webcasts educates the news and entertainment media about the best terminology and language to use, as well as how...
  • The Power of Perceptions and Understanding banner
    The Power of Perceptions and Understanding
    This four-part webcast series educates healthcare professionals about the importance of using approaches that are free of...
  • Pictures of different Indians with a feather illustration.
    TLOA Implementation
    The Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (OIASA) and its federal partners provide tribes with prevention and treatment...
  • Too Smart To Start campaign banner
    Too Smart To Start
    Too Smart To Start helps prevent underage alcohol use by offering strategies and materials for youth, teens, families, educators...
  • SAMHSA’s Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center Banner
    Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center
    The Tribal TTA Center offers training and technical assistance (TTA) on mental and substance use disorders, suicide prevention,...
  • Talk. They Hear You. Underage Drinking Prevention banner
    Underage Drinking
    SAMHSA's underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the...
  • Voice Awards
    Voice Awards
    SAMHSA’s Voice Awards program honors people in recovery and their family members who are improving the lives of people with...
  • SAMHSA's Wellness Initiative
    Wellness Initiative
    SAMHSA’s Wellness Initiative raises awareness of health disparities among people with serious mental and/or substance use...
  • Women, Children, and Families banner with text that reads: Women, Children, and Families Tools and Resources
    Women, Children, and Families
    Find current SAMHSA and other government agency resources on addressing the behavioral health and recovery of women and their...