• House Keys

    Ending Chronic Homelessness

    For Robert M., finding a safe home was a big challenge – job loss resulted in eviction, and then substance use escalated. SAMHSA has been pioneering programs to end chronic homelessness while promoting wellbeing.

    For Robert M., finding a safe home was a big challenge – job loss resulted in eviction, and then substance use escalated. SAMHSA has been pioneering programs to end chronic homelessness while promoting wellbeing.

    For Robert M., finding a safe home was a big challenge – job loss resulted in eviction, and then substance use escalated. SAMHSA has been pioneering programs to end chronic homelessness while promoting wellbeing.

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    Jail Diversion Programs Help Youth

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

    Approximately 1.9 million youth under the age of 18 were arrested in 2009. And in many cases, these young people have unmet needs for behavioral health services.

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SAMHSA in Vietnam

Under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), SAMHSA has helped facilitate programs that are changing the perception and treatment of addiction in Vietnam.
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Recovery Support Services Enhance Change

Recovery residences are just one example of recovery support services that help people recovering from mental and substance use disorders – including serious mental illnesses – get and stay well, find housing, get an education or a job, and live full lives in their communities.

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New Report Reveals Ethnic Behavioral Health Disparities

A new SAMHSA report looks specifically at behavioral health by other influencing factors such as race and ethnicity (white, African American, Asian American/Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Latino, and Native American), income level, geographic location, and health insurance status.
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Chartbook Notes Population Differences in Mental Health Services

The 2015 Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use Among Adults chartbook provides national estimates of mental health service utilization among adults aged 18 or older within different racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
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Suicide and Middle-Aged Men

The death of Robin Williams shocked the nation and raised awareness about the growing concern of suicide by middle-aged men. But mental health experts are embarking on new strategies to prevent and more effectively work with this population.
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Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse

Learn how health care providers are using new tools to help patients manage chronic pain while limiting long-term health risks and without misusing addicting medications.

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