The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use disorders, and their families.
To provide leadership and resources – programs, policies, information and data, funding, and personnel – advance mental and substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services in order to improve individual, community, and public health.
SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
The Lifeline is available for everyone and is free and confidential.
Call or Text 988 for help.
TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988.
Veterans: Text 838255 to 988.
Disaster Distress Helpline: Call or Text 1-800-985-5990. If you are a DDH Videophone for Deaf/HoH ASL user, click here.
by SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Welcome to the Early Serious Mental Illness Treatment Locator, a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons and their family members who are seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for a recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other conditions. These evidence-based programs provide medication, therapy, family and peer support, assistance with education and employment and other services.