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Black History Month – Substance Use Prevention

As we celebrate Black History month, we encourage you to read how the Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center affirms their commitment in addressing substance use disorders coupled with a significant partnership that focuses on improving Black maternal health.  


New Episode Alert – Episode 27 Why Your Work Matters – Celebrating Our Wins

Welcome to a heartwarming episode entitled “Why Your Work Matters: Celebrate Your Wins.” Helping professionals often underestimate the profound impact of their work, but on today’s episode, we’re here to remind you of the incredible positive ripple effect you create. Through your dedication, families experience improved dynamics, communities flourish with well-being and the burden on […]


Screening, testing, and treating for STIs is part of SAMHSA’s whole person approach to behavioral health treatment and substance use prevention.

Letter on the Importance of Screening, Testing, and Treating Syphilis from Dr. Miriam Delphin-Rittmon Earlier today, Dr. Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use and the leader of SAMHSA, shared a letter with colleagues about the importance of SAMHSA grantees’ role in screening for, testing for, and treating syphilis among the populations they serve. This is particularly […]


Consumer Guide: How Can a Peer Specialist Support My Recovery From Problematic Substance Use? For People Seeking Recovery

This new consumer guide offers people with past or current problematic substance use a straightforward exploration of the roles, values, and work environments of professional peer specialists. This guide is a comprehensive resource that will help readers understand who professional peer specialists are, what they do in various work settings, and how to access and […]


Federal Agencies Call on Housing Community to Expand Access to Life Saving Measures

Biden-Harris Administration Calls on Housing Community to Help Expand Access to Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Medications Like Naloxone As part of President Biden’s Unity Agenda priority to beat the overdose epidemic, federal agencies are working with housing and support services providers to improve access to life-saving measures like naloxone, destigmatize substance use disorder, and promote […]


988 Partner Toolkit

The 988 Partner Toolkit is a resource center for social media, video, print, radio, FAQs, messaging, and other marketing materials that can be used to promote the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. It is designed for states, territories, tribes, crisis centers, communities, emergency service providers, and other partners to speak with one voice so there is a […]


We Think Twice™ Mental Health for Young Men – Partner Promotional Toolkit

Help young men develop good mental health practices. Share the latest resource from We Think Twice™, designed to encourage self-awareness and offer a set of tools for managing mental health. The new webpage can be found here: https://www.wethinktwice.acf.hhs.gov/mental-health


Human Trafficking Prevention Month Toolkit 2024

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidentially designated observance designed to educate the public about human trafficking and the role they can play in preventing and responding to human trafficking. CLICK HERE to access the Human Trafficking Prevention Month Toolkit


Apathy vs Advocacy Improving Access to Care in Communities of Color

January 11th, 2024 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EST Presenter: Rev. Thurston Smith While access to comprehensive healthcare services is essential to quality of life and undeniably the most important factor in the prevention of premature death, the management of disease, and promotion and maintenance good health, African Americans and other marginalized populations continue to […]