Statistics From SAMHSA
Drug Use In Adults Ages 18 To 49:
While young adults ages 18-25 have the highest rates of drug use across the board, drug use among adults ages 26-49 is on the rise.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Stakeholder Briefing on National
Survey on Drug Use & Health with SAMHSA 2020 | October 28, 2021 WATCH VIDEO
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Suicide can touch anyone, anywhere, and at any time. But it is not inevitable. There is hope.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24-hour, toll-free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.
This Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
Find information on locating practitioners and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call or Text: 1-800-985-5990
Find treatment programs in your state that treat recent onset of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, and other conditions.
Reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
Find treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers.
Assists employers and union representatives with policy development, drug testing, employee assistance, employee education, supervisor training, and program implementation.