SAMHSA Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Programs

Link

https://www.samhsa.gov/disaster-preparedness

Sponsoring Organization

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Description

Provides an overview of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) efforts to improve the behavioral health of communities and responders while they prepare, respond, and recover from disasters. Provides links to technical assistance resources, a helpline, a treatment locator, and mobile applications designed to help states, territories, tribes, and responders effectively plan for and respond to disasters to minimize negative outcomes, such as developing new or exacerbating existing substance use disorders or mental illnesses.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

Emergency Planning • Mental Health • Violence, Trauma, and Abuse