US Department of Health And Human Services
Substance Use and Mental Health
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
5600 Fishers Ln, Rockville, MD, 20857-0002
Distance: 389 Miles
Information on a range of topics that can help prevent and reduces the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on adults and teens.
Focused information on substance abuse:
* Treatment locators, to find treatment for mental health and substance abuse in your area
Information on Mental Health:
* Mental health in general, specific mental health disabilities
* Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
* Housing and Homelessness
* Military members, their families, and mental health
* Publications for consumers and professionals, many free for download or order
* Health insurance and mental health service information
* Suicide resources
- Mental health
For Substance Abuse:
The website helps you find:
* Treatment centers for alcohol or drug abuse treatment, or for mental health issues
* Mental Health Treatment Programs
* Information lines:
- Getting immediate help
+ Emergency Medical Services - 911
+ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - (800) 273-8255
+ Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration - (877) 726-4727
+ SAMHSA's National Helpline Treatment Referral - (800) 662-4357
+ Veterans Crisis Line - (800) 273-8255 Ext. 1 or text 838255
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
RP-1500.1400Crisis Intervention Hotlines/Helplines Definition
Programs that provide immediate access to support and advice for people who are in distress with the objective of defusing the emotional impact of the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and helping the person to take the next steps toward resolving the problem. Hotlines/helplines are generally staffed by trained volunteers who are available via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM).
RR-5150.2500General Mental Health Information/Education Definition
Programs that improve the public's understanding of mental health and mental illness and help people make choices which promote personal mental health, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, develop an awareness of available treatment options and support their ability to deal with mental health problems when they arise. General mental health information/education programs provide information about a wide variety of mental health related diagnoses rather than specializing in a particular area; and may develop and disseminate materials whose objective is to dispel misconceptions about the nature of mental illness, marshal support for people who have a psychiatric disability or behavioral issue and help to remove the stigma that is often associated with mental illness.
RX-8470.8600Substance Use Disorder Referrals Definition
Programs that link people who are in need of drug and/or alcohol use disorder services with appropriate resources.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals who are age 13 to 17.
YF-5000Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities Definition
An alteration in thinking, mood or behavior or some combination of those that either creates distress or interferes with people's relationships or their ability function.
YF-8000Substance Use Disorders Definition
Disorders related to excessive alcohol use, other drug use or use of other substances including caffeine and tobacco that is characterized by an inability to control or limit the amount taken or the frequency; intense cravings; continuing use despite problems with work, school or family/social obligations or interpersonal problems; risky use, e.g., driving a car, operating machinery while under the influence or continuing to smoke following an emphysema diagnosis; or evidence of pharmacological indicators (tolerance and withdrawal symptoms), the adjustment the body makes as it attempts to adapt to the continued and frequent use of a substance.
YJ-5500Families/Friends of Mentally Ill Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have clinically significant behavioral or psychological problems, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the mentally ill individual.
YN-0500Active Military Definition
The enlisted men, women and officers who are currently serving in one of the branches of the armed forces.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YZ-8420Suicide Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of suicide.