SAMHSA Workforce Programs

Link

https://www.samhsa.gov/workforce

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 increase the supply of trained, culturally aware behavioral health professionals, including psychiatrists, therapists, addiction counselors, homeless outreach specialists, recovery coaches, and other professionals in fields related to prevention, healthcare, and social services. Includes links to programs and resources to help address workforce shortages and provide culturally competent care to individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs).

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

Healthcare Workforce • Mental Health • Prevention • Recovery • Social Services • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment