Join SAMHSA as it unveils 2017 NSDUH – annual, national survey data on mental health and substance abuse

Friday, September 14, 2018 | 10 a.m. Eastern Time Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration as it unveils key data on mental and substance use disorders, including opioid use, at a press conference on Friday, September 14, 2018. Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Elinore F. McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, will […]

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SAMHSA releases updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces the update of an important resource on opioid overdose prevention. The SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit offers information and facts from literature and links to resources to prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Because interdisciplinary collaboration is critical to success, SAMHSA offers theToolkit as an educational resource for community […]

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SAMHSA Launches an Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center To Equip Clinicians and Strengthen Communities

SAMHSA announces the launch of the Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center, which aims to provide communities, clinicians, policymakers, 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 science-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including […]

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Join the Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event: Communicating the Role of Peer Supports

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time Join SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy for a Recovery LIVE! virtual event with leaders from peer- and family-run organizations. The presenters will share strategies for communicating with stakeholders about the importance of peer support services to advance and support treatment, recovery, […]

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New Report Now Available: Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality announces the release of a new short report, Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States. The report, based on data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Vital Statistics System, analyzes suicide attempts and suicide death rates […]

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