SAMHSA Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (FBCI)


Sponsoring Organization

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Provides information to support partnerships between faith-based and community organizations and federal programs to offer effective programs and activities for substance abuse prevention, mental health services, and addiction treatment. Offers resources for training, technical assistance, publications, and existing faith-based coalitions and collaborations focused on decreasing violence, combating substance abuse, improving behavioral health, reducing homelessness, and providing crisis counseling to those in need.

Geographic Coverage



Community Planning and Coalition Building • Mental Health • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment