Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Resources

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Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)

Consists of a network of 10 regional centers, a central coordinating office, a National Hispanic and Latino ATTC, and a National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC working in addiction treatment and recovery services. Promotes awareness and new and evidence-based practices and services for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorders (SUDs). Facilitates the adoption of new technology by addiction treatment and recovery service providers. Offers education, training, resources, and information for the behavioral healthcare workforce in rural areas.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) C.A.R.E.S. Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health

Supports historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in efforts to increase the number of racial and ethnic minority students entering behavioral health fields, including careers related to the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring mental health disorders (CODs). Helps students discover and access behavioral health as an area of study and behavioral health career opportunities. Raises awareness of inequities and health disparities among minority and marginalized communities affected by substance use and mental illness.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)

Consists of a network of community-based organizations working to eliminate behavioral health disparities and reduce mental health and substance use problems for racial and ethnic communities. Aims to achieve behavioral health equity by providing links to training, technical assistance, professional development opportunities, and information sharing to address the opioid epidemic, trauma, and other concerns related to substance abuse.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Opioid Response Network State Targeted Response Technical Assistance (STR-TA) Consortium

Provides free training, education, and technical assistance to increase access for communities to evidence-based practices for opioid use disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Connects community members with local technology specialists who are qualified to implement evidence-based practices.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Providers Clinical Support System - Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT)

Offers healthcare professionals evidence-based training, education, and resources to treat patients with opioid use disorder (OUD). Provides free medication-assisted treatment (MAT) training for physicians (MD or DO), physician assistants (PA), advanced practice registered nurses (NP, CNM, CNS, or CRNA), and medical students. Training is available online or in-person.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Funding

Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

Addictions Counseling Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to master's level addictions counseling students. Offers financial support and professional development training to develop cultural competency skills in substance use disorder counseling services for minority populations. Seeks to increase the number of substance use disorder professional counselors serving minorities, including ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or veteran and military groups. Fellowships are administered by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Mental Health Counseling Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to master's and doctoral counseling students. Offers financial support and professional development training to develop cultural competency skills in mental health counseling services for minority populations. Seeks to increase the number of professional counselors serving minorities, including ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or veteran and military groups. Fellowships are administered by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Psychology Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to psychology students at the master's, predoctoral, and postdoctoral levels focused on the behavioral health and well-being of ethnic and racial minority populations. Offers financial support, professional development and guidance to build cultural competency, enhance services and public policy, and reduce mental health and substance use disparities in minority communities. Fellowships are administered by the American Psychological Association (APA) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Nursing Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to ethnic/racial minority students in master's or doctoral psychiatric, mental health, or substance abuse nursing programs. Aims to increase the number of nurses and nurse practitioners providing mental health and substance use prevention and treatment services to ethnic and racial minority populations. Provides stipends, tuition assistance, and educational supports to help students complete their degrees, conduct research, build leadership and cultural competency skills, and meet the needs of the communities they serve. Fellowships are administered by the American Nurses Association (ANA) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Social Work Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Inactive

Awards fellowships to master's and doctoral students in social work programs. Offers monetary stipends, professional development, training, mentoring, and other supports to develop cultural competency skills in social work services for ethnic and racial minority populations at risk for mental health and substance use disorders. Seeks to increase the number of social workers providing mental health and substance abuse services to underserved populations. Fellowships are administered by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rural Opioids Technical Assistance Grants (ROTA) Inactive

Provides funding to existing USDA Cooperative Extension grantees to develop and offer training and technical assistance for rural communities to help combat the effects of the opioid crisis and/or stimulant issues. Supports education and training on prevention, treatment, and recovery activities related to opioid use disorder (OUD) and stimulant use disorder and works to share successful model programs.

Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR) Inactive

Helps American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities build and strengthen a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic by providing prevention, treatment, and community-based recovery support services to AI/AN individuals with, or at risk for, opioid use disorder (OUD), stimulant misuse and use disorders. Identifies and addresses gaps in services and systems of care for OUD in tribal communities, and coordinates with other federally-supported opioid response efforts to increase access to innovative and culturally responsive prevention, treatment, and recovery services for people with OUD, such as medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW) Inactive

Funds substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services and programs for pregnant or postpartum women. Provides support services for women, children, and their families, including prenatal and postpartum healthcare, pediatric healthcare, mental health treatment, and social services to improve life outcomes. Aims to reduce substance use; improve family dynamics; and improve the overall physical, mental, and emotional wellness of women, their children, and their families.

Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success (SPF-PFS) Inactive

Aims to prevent the development and progression of substance use disorder (SUD) by improving the capacity and infrastructure of communities, especially in underserved areas. Promotes strategies designed to increase access to healthcare services to reduce behavioral health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities and other individuals. Utilizes data-driven approaches to identify the primary problematic substances in communities and direct efforts to prevent the misuse of these substances among youth and adults.

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Inactive

Awards fellowships to master's and doctoral students in marriage and family therapy (MFT) programs. Offers financial support, training, and professional development opportunities designed to build cultural competency in mental health treatment for ethnic and racial minorities. Seeks to increase the number of marriage and family therapists providing mental health and substance abuse services to underserved populations. Fellowships are administered by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Research and Education Foundation through the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts (SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts) Inactive

Provides funds to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing Adult Treatment Drug Courts (ATDC), Family Treatment Drug Courts (FTDC), or Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts, which use problem solving and/or treatment drug court models. Seeks to break the cycle of criminal behavior, alcohol and drug use, and incarceration by combining the sanctioning power of drug courts with effective SUD treatment services and increasing the number of defendants/offenders receiving comprehensive SUD treatment, including screening, assessment, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), recovery support, family services, case management, and program coordination.

Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Psychiatry Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Inactive

Awards fellowships to psychiatry residents to conduct innovative research projects addressing mental health and substance use issues for underserved ethnic and racial minority populations. Offers financial support, professional opportunities, and resources to develop cultural competency skills. Focuses on enhancing treatment and reducing disparities for minority populations with mental health conditions and substance use issues. Fellowships are administered by the American Psychiatry Association (APA) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Grant Program for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (AOT) Inactive

Funds community-based efforts to implement and assess new assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs that permit individuals to maintain their current living arrangements while receiving treatment, leading to better life outcomes. Identifies evidence-based practices to decrease the frequency and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarcerations, and interactions with the criminal justice system for individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). Works to address substance use issues for individuals with SMI to improve their overall physical and social health.

Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI) Inactive

Funds the implementation and expansion of local efforts to enhance community infrastructure to address behavioral health treatment and other services for substance use disorder (SUD) and other co-occurring disorders (CODs) for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Seeks to provide permanent housing and other necessary services to individuals and families suffering from homelessness.

Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections) Inactive

Aims to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian and Alaska Native youth through age 24. Develops and implements integrated mental health, trauma, and suicide and substance use prevention services and facilitates collaboration and coordination between organizations and agencies providing services to tribal youth and their families.

Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) Inactive

Offers flexible block grant funding to states, territories and freely associated states, and one tribe to design and implement activities and services to address the complex needs of individuals, families, and communities affected by substance use disorder (SUD). Funds can be used to establish statewide programs and services or to make sub-awards to local organizations to provide SUD services in their region. All activities and services must address core SABG program purposes. Supports SUD treatment, programs, and services for the following populations and services areas: pregnant women, women with dependent children, IV drug users, tuberculosis services, HIV/AIDS early intervention services, and primary prevention services.

Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG) Inactive

Offers flexible block grant funding to states, territories, and freely associated states to provide comprehensive, community-based mental health services to adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED). Supports collaboration by encouraging various individuals and groups to be involved in the mental health planning process, including adults participating in mental health services, family members of children with SED, and representatives from education, mental health, rehabilitation, criminal justice, and other state agencies.

Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA) Inactive

Provides funding for training and resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local levels on carrying and administering drugs or devices approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Works to establish processes and protocols for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities, and for safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Building Communities of Recovery (BCOR) Inactive

Strengthens the delivery of community and statewide recovery support services (RSS) for people in recovery from substance misuse and addiction. Helps individuals maintain recovery and abstinence from substance use by developing and implementing peer recovery supports, such as peer mentors, recovery coaches, and recovery support specialists as well as linking them to social supports, including medical, housing, educational, and employment services. Assists communities in building recovery support networks by connecting community organizations, resources, and services that support recovery and providing public education, training, and outreach.

Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication-Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Inactive

Aims to increase access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) along with comprehensive opioid use disorder (OUD) psychosocial and recovery support services for individuals with OUD seeking MAT. Funds state, nonprofit, American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and tribal organization MAT programs.

Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (OD Treatment Access) Inactive

Expands access at the community level to drugs and devices, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for emergency treatment of opioid overdose by establishing best practices for prescribing overdose reversal drugs, such as naloxone. Provides training and resources to prescribers and individuals who support people at high risk for overdose, and ensures protocols are in place to connect people who have experienced overdose to appropriate follow-up care and substance use treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and behavioral therapies.

Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Enhancement and Expansion of Treatment and Recovery Services for Adolescents, Transitional Aged Youth, and Their Families (Youth and Family TREE) Inactive

Serves adolescents (ages 12-18) and transitional aged youth (ages 16-25) with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) by expanding access to evidence-based early intervention, treatment, and recovery support services. Involves family members/primary caregivers in the treatment and recovery process, and focuses on reducing health disparities among underserved female and racial/ethnic minority populations.

Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Community-Based Coalition Enhancement Grants to Address Local Drug Crises (CARA Local Drug Crises Grants) Inactive

Provides funding to enhance established community-based coalitions working to address the abuse of opioids, methamphetamines, and prescription medications among youth ages 12-18. Strengthens cooperation between leaders, groups, organizations, and agencies across the community to implement strategies and services that help identify at-risk youth, reduce substance use, and create safer and healthier communities.

Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Offender Reentry Program (ORP) Inactive

Provides funds to expand access to treatment, recovery, and reentry services for past and current adult offenders with a substance use disorder (SUD) and possible co-occurring mental illness. Helps individuals readjust to everyday life after returning from prisons, jails, or detention centers.

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCast Program) Inactive

Helps local governments and their community partners respond to trauma and stress related to civil unrest, such as mass protests or violence connected with law enforcement issues. Provides violence prevention and youth engagement programs along with trauma-informed behavioral health services to at-risk youth and families impacted by community disruption and violence. Develops coalitions of local government agencies, community organizations, and residents to deliver resources and services and bring about positive community change and healing.

Application Deadline: May 17, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Targeted Capacity Expansion - HIV Program: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS (TCE-HIV: High Risk Populations) Inactive

Focuses on increasing access to and involvement with care and services for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are HIV positive or at risk for HIV. Helps connect these individuals to SUD/COD treatments, HIV care and treatment, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and vaccinations, as well as recovery and community support services to help retain clients in care with the overall goal of reducing health disparities among the target populations.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Recovery Community Services Program – Statewide Network (RCSP-SN) Inactive

Strengthens the relationship between recovery community organizations (RCOs) and their statewide network of recovery stakeholders by encouraging RCOs to work with state policymakers, other members of the addiction recovery community, substance use disorder (SUD) service providers, and allied health system stakeholders to improve treatment and recovery services for individuals with SUD. Supports infrastructure development, healthcare access, and recovery support services (RSS) activities. Seeks to sustainably integrate RCOs, recovery peers, and peer support services throughout substance use treatment and recovery systems of care at both state and local levels.

Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants (Opioid STR) Inactive

Offers formula grants to states and territories to help develop and expand prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD). Seeks to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of treatment and services for individuals with OUD, and lower unmet treatment needs and opioid overdose related deaths.

Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Cooperative Agreements for Adolescent and Transitional Aged Youth Treatment Implementation (Youth Treatment – Implementation) Inactive

Ensures adolescents aged 12-18 and youth aged 16-25 with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) state-wide access to evidence-based assessments, treatment models, and recovery services. Brings together stakeholders across systems to enhance and expand services, develop policies, expand workforce, disseminate evidence-based practices (EBP), and implement financial mechanisms and other reforms to improve the coordination and efficiency of SUD treatment and recovery support systems for adolescent and youth populations in the state.

Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI) Inactive

Funds enhancements to infrastructure and treatment services for mental health and substance use disorders (SUDs) to increase communities' capacity to offer sufficient, comprehensive care to individuals, families, veterans, and youth experiencing homelessness. Aims to provide permanent housing and other crucial services to those who have SUDs, serious mental illness (SMI), serious emotional disturbance (SED), or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (CODs).

Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Targeted Capacity Expansion – Peer-to-Peer (TCE-PTP) Inactive

Supports recovery community organizations (RCOs) in expanding peer recovery support services (PRSS) to people with substance use disorder (SUD) and their family members. PRSS utilizes peer leaders, individuals who have experienced addiction and recovery, to help people with SUD stay in recovery by offering support in the areas of housing, employment, education, social connection, and abstinence from substance use. Peer leaders are involved at all levels of designing, developing, and implementing programs.

Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Grants to Expand Care Coordination Targeted Capacity Expansion Through the Use of Technology Assisted Care in Targeted Areas of Need (TCE-TAC) Inactive

Promotes the overall health and wellness of youth and adults with substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring mental disorders through technology-based treatment, recovery, and service enhancement practices, including the use of virtual health records and health monitoring electronics. Technology Assisted Care (TAC) enables healthcare providers to serve disadvantaged populations, including the elderly, ethnic and racial minorities, and those residing in rural areas with provider shortages or transportation barriers.

Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Information

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ)

Serves as the lead federal agency for behavioral health statistics. Supports basic and applied research in behavioral health data systems, including annual data collection efforts on mental illness and substance use nationally. Conducts special data collection and analysis projects, and assists in developing policies for national health statistics research.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Guidance for Law Enforcement and First Responders Administering Naloxone

Provides guidance to law enforcement and first responders on the safe use of naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses risks of coronavirus transmission while administering naloxone for both intranasal and intramuscular forms of delivery and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during overdose intervention. Offers information to assist first responders with making safe decisions on the use of naloxone with the goal of reducing their risk of COVID-19 infection while continuing to provide effective response to opioid overdose emergencies.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI)

Provides information and resources to raise awareness of the impact trauma, violence, and bullying can have on the behavioral health of children, adolescents, and families. Seeks to enhance treatment and services for trauma-exposed children and adolescents. Includes information and resources on traumatic stress, treatment options, and advice for families, caregivers, and others about how to help and respond to child traumatic stress.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
National Prevention Week (NPW)

Offers information on a week-long event dedicated to promoting public awareness of mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs) and increasing community engagement in activities that address these conditions. Includes a planning toolkit, webinars, and other resources to support community prevention efforts and help communities organize local events and activities in support of National Prevention Week. Helps communities connect and collaborate with federal agencies and national organizations to raise awareness about substance use prevention and promote positive mental health.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
National Recovery Month

Offers information on a month-long event held every September to promote public awareness and knowledge of mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs), and celebrate those in recovery. Includes a toolkit, webinar series, and other resources and tips to engage communities, stakeholders, local officials, and others in support of Recovery Month.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Equity Program (BHEP)

Offers information and resources to support and promote behavioral health equity by removing barriers and providing prevention and treatment services for mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs). Includes a list of data, reports, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) programs and federal programs and initiatives for the following populations: Hispanic or Latino; Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI); American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN); Black or African Americans; and the LGBT populations.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Criminal and Juvenile Justice Programs

Provides an overview of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) efforts to address the challenges incarcerated and justice system-involved individuals face when attempting to seek treatment for and recover from mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs). Seeks to increase access to behavioral health services, minimize costs, and other consequences related to the unnecessary and repetitive incarceration of people with behavioral health issues. Discusses strategies to identify individuals with mental illness and SUDs and how to implement diversion programs, evidence-based practices, screening and assessments, and more.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Data and Dissemination

Provides access to data, reports, and other information on various aspects of behavioral health, including substance use and mental health treatment services. Includes data on household substance use and mental health; treatment, admissions, and discharges; mental health facilities; substance abuse facilities; emergency departments; client-level mental health information; and uniform reporting system statistics.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Programs

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.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Drug-Free Workplace Programs

Provides information on drug-free programs, drug testing, and other resources designed to address illegal substance use by federal employees and in federally regulated industries, such as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NCRC), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). Discusses policies, guidelines, and regulations to address substance misuse in workplaces.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

Provides communities, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and others with reports, guides, toolkits, and other resources to implement evidence-based practices for mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs). Focuses on opioid use disorder (OUD) and other SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery options.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (FBCI)

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, and providing crisis counseling to those in need.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Grant Awards by State

Interactive map that can be sorted by fiscal year (FY) and state to show formula and discretionary funding amounts and detailed summaries for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grants.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Homelessness Programs and Resources

Offers a collection of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) programs and resources designed to prevent and end homelessness among men, women, youth, and families with mental illness or substance use disorders (SUDs). Includes grant programs and services as well as publications, videos, and webinars on behavioral health treatment, employment assistance, case management, homelessness, trauma, and more.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Medication and Counseling Treatment: Naloxone

Describes how naloxone is used and the medication's side effects. Briefly discusses causes of opioid overdose. Highlights how the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is working with communities, local governments, local law enforcement, and state and federal partners to expand naloxone use.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Programs

Provides an overview of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and information on opioid treatment programs (OTPs). Describes the Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities (SUPPORT) Act, which allows physicians and other practitioners to provide MAT to a larger patient population. Includes information and training resources for healthcare providers, researchers, and patients.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA School and Campus Health Programs

Offers information and resources on challenges faced by children and youth, such as those related to bullying, mental health, substance abuse, and violence. Includes the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) bullying and substance use prevention tools for educators and parents. Provides an overview of the Federal Commission on School Safety (FCSS), a program designed to reduce violence and bullying, and promote school safety to prevent depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicide in students.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Tribal Affairs Programs

Provides an overview of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) efforts to improve the overall health and well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Details programs and supports to promote self-sufficiency, prevent and treat substance use disorders, offer recovery and support services, reduce violence and suicide rates, and increase access to behavioral health services.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Workforce Programs

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).

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Treatment & Services

SAMHSA Find Treatment

Directory of behavioral health treatment locator tools, hotlines for suicide prevention, treatment referral services, assistance for veterans in crisis, and more. Includes links to resources and services related to substance use disorder (SUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery; mental illness; medication-assisted treatment (MAT); treatment for opioid addiction and dependence; and suicide prevention.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Programs

Assists with the provision of comprehensive and integrated substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and early intervention services for those with or at risk of developing SUDs. Provides information on reimbursement coding for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) services and related resources.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)