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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857


ADMINISTRATORKana Enomoto, Acting
Chief of StaffTom Coderre

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration mitigates the effects of substance abuse and mental illness on communities nationwide. It provides national leadership, serving as a voice for behavioral health; funds State and local service agencies through grants and formulas; collects data and makes available surveillance reports on the effect of behavioral health on Americans; leads efforts to offer public education on mental illness and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery; regulates and oversees national behavioral health programs; and promotes practice improvement in community-based, primary, and specialty care settings.

Sources of Information


The Administration's Web site features a blog.


The Administration maintains five collections of data: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality reports, client level data, mental health facilities data, population data, and substance abuse facilities data.

Career Opportunities

For information on career opportunities, visit the "Jobs and Internships" Web page.

Help / Treatment

Resources for help and treatment are available on the Administration's Web site.


KSOC–TV is a web-based technical assistance program featuring behavioral health experts discussing leading issues in children's mental health.


Press announcements, quarterly newsletters, and media highlights of initiatives and other activities are available in the newsroom.

Offices / Centers

The agency's offices and centers provide leadership and assistance for quality behavioral health services, as well as support States, territories, tribes, communities, and local organizations through grants and contract awards. Contact information for these offices and centers is available online.


Hundreds of publications are available on the Administration's Web site.

Site Map

The Web site map allows visitors to look for specific topics or to browse content that aligns with their interests.

Social Media

The Administration uses various forms of social media to connect with the Internet community and engage people.

Suicide Prevention

The Administration funds the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Phone, 800-273-8255.

Treatment Services Locator

The behavioral health treatment services locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse, addiction, mental health problems, or a combination of the three. Phone, 800-662-4357. TDD, 800-487-4889.

Underage Drinking

Underage drinking accounts for 11 percent of all the alcohol consumed in the United States. Alcohol is the most widely misused substance among America’s youth. The Administration disseminates information on the dangers of underage drinking and offers prevention tips.

For further information, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857, Rockville, MD 20857. Phone, 240-276-2130.