Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration U.S. government agency Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) works to assure that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to the people who need them and to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system. Browsers here can benefit from the publications, reports and statistical information.
National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institutes of Health The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) explores the biomedical and behavioral foundations of drug abuse addressing the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from its causes and consequences to its prevention and treatment. The NIDA Director's report is issued three times a year and contains detailed information on NIDA activities and research findings. These reports are available from February, 1995. In addition, there is a large collection of fact sheets and publications for consumers on all aspects of drug/alcohol abuse.
Should You Talk to Someone About a Drug, Alcohol, or Mental Health Problem? SAMHSA This brochure lists questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. It urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information. It is available as a digital download (PDF) or you can order hard copies to be mailed to you.