High Water Sign in Flooded Neighborhood

Effects of Severe Weather on Behavioral Health

Major storms can affect mental health. Learn what to do before, during, and after a severe weather event. Get mental health tips and tools for planning effectively from SAMHSA’s free resources.
2015 NSDUH Report on Substance Use and Mental Illness in America Recovery Month Press Conference in Washington, DC

Recovery Month 2016 Roundup

Every year Recovery Month is celebrated in September and coincides with the annual release of the NSDUH report. Here are some highlights!
Mother and Daughter Talking

Insight from States on Parity

SAMHSA recently released a new guide to assist states in promoting equity in behavioral health care coverage.
Student in Front of Classroom

Safe Schools in Hawaii

Read about transformational efforts in Hawaii to establish a trauma-informed program that promotes safety, wellness, and resilience for children in schools.
SAMHSA Acting Administrator Kana Enomoto with Actor Reid Ewing

Actor Reid Ewing Raises Mental Health Awareness

The 2016 theme for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day was “Finding Help. Finding Hope.” – reflecting SAMHSA's goal to help children, youth, young adults, and communities to increase access...