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SAMHSA is dedicated to combating stigma and improving access and quality of care for mental health and substance use disorders in every community through a number of initiatives.
  • Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)

    The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) is an international, multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the addictions treatment and recovery services field.

  • Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC)

    The purpose of the MHTTC Network is technology transfer - disseminating and implementing evidence-based practices for mental disorders into the field.

  • Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC)

    The PTTC Network provides training and technical assistance services to the substance abuse prevention field including professionals/pre-professionals, organizations, and others in the prevention community.

  • Expansion of Interprofessional Healthcare Practitioner SUD Education

    This initiative aims to provide an introduction to the fundamental elements needed for health professionals, including medicine, nursing, physician associate, social work, pharmacy and public health, while simultaneously cultivating interprofessional learning across disciplines.

  • Provider Clinical Support System for Medication-Assisted Treatment

    PCSS provides evidence-based training and resources to give healthcare providers the skills and knowledge they need to treat patients with opioid use disorder.

  • Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information

    The CoE for PHI develops and increases access to simple, clear, and actionable educational resources, training, and technical assistance for consumers and their families, and individuals at the front-lines of care.

  • African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence

    Administered by the National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, this center aims to transform behavioral health services for African Americans, making them: Safer, More effective, More accessible, More inclusive More welcoming, More engaging, and More culturally appropriate and responsive.

  • Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity

    Through training, coaching, and technical assistance, this center implements change strategies within mental health and substance use disorder treatment systems to address disparities effecting LGBTQ+ people across all stages of life.

  • Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging

    The E4 Center measurably advances training and workforce capacity with a specific focus on the community-based implementation of evidence-based practices and programs for vulnerable older adults who experience the greatest behavioral and physical health disparities in the nation.

  • Homeless and Housing Resource Center

    Providing high-quality, no-cost training for health and housing professionals in evidence-based practices that contributes to housing stability, recovery, and an end to homelessness.

  • National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders

    NCEED is the nation’s first center of excellence dedicated to eating disorders. Its mission is to advance education and training of healthcare providers and to promote public awareness of eating disorders and eating disorder treatment.

  • National Family Support Technical Assistance Center

    NFSTAC is the nation’s first SAMHSA funded Center of Excellence focused on supporting families and caregivers of children, regardless of their age, who experience serious mental illness and/or substance use challenges.

  • Peer Recovery Center of Excellence

    This Center has four focus areas: Clinical Integration of Peers into Non-Traditional Settings, Recovery Community Organization Capacity Building, Peer Workforce Development, and Evidence-Based Practice & Practice-Based Evidence Dissemination.

  • Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

    This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.

  • ZERO Suicide

    The Zero Suicide framework is a system-wide, organizational commitment to safer suicide care in health and behavioral health care systems. The framework is based on the realization that suicidal individuals often fall through the cracks in a sometimes fragmented and distracted health care system.

  • SAMHSA's National Helpline

    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 200 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.

  • Disaster Distress Helpline

    SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

  • Veteran's Crisis Line

    Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

  • Findtreatment.gov

    SAMHSA collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.

  • Behavioral Health Treatment Locator

    The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems. Your personal information and the search criteria you enter into the Locator is secure and anonymous. SAMHSA does not collect or maintain any information you provide.

  • Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator

    The Early Serious Mental Illness (ESMI) Treatment Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons and their family members who are seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for a recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and other conditions.

  • Buprenorphine Physician & Treatment Program Locator

    Find information on locating physicians and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers.