SAMHSA SUPPORTED INITIATIVES
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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.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than 150 crisis centers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 will provide training and technical assistance services to the substance abuse prevention field including professionals/pre-professionals, organizations, and others in the prevention community.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Buprenorphine Physician & Treatment Program Locator

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

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