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Welcome to SAMHSA Headlines!

Your one-stop source for the latest information on SAMHSA's behavioral health news, events, and resources, SAMHSA Headlines offers timely news alerts and updates every other week. Share with your colleagues today!


Report Finds One-in-Five Americans Experienced Mental Illness in the Past Year

Substance dependence and abuse rates higher among those experiencing mental illness.

New Definition of “Recovery”

SAMHSA and behavioral health care community partners announce a new working definition of recovery from mental and substance use disorders.

Upcoming Events



Webinar: Recovery to Practice—Assessing for and Addressing Trauma in Recovery-Oriented Practice

Learn how traumatic experiences affect those with behavioral health conditions and how to incorporate a trauma-informed approach into care.



Conference: SAMHSA's 8th Annual Prevention Day

Register for Prevention in Action: Investing in Our Future, a free event with workshops on integrating behavioral health and health reform as a community coalition. Location: National Harbor, Maryland.



Conference: CADCA's 2012 National Leadership Forum

Learn the latest strategies to fight substance abuse and hear from national experts and policymakers. Location: National Harbor, Maryland.


SAMHSA News Fall 2011 Issue  

Newsletter: SAMHSA News—Fall 2011 Issue Available Now

Blog Post: Project EVOLVE: Comment on Redesign

Website: Launch of Recovery Month 2012 Site

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