SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Crisis Response System, Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience, Homelessness, Housing Support, Mental Health Treatment, Mobile Crisis Unit, Peer Support, Schools, School-based Services, Suicide Prevention, Trauma-informed
SAMHSA provides disaster technical assistance, training, and consultation to help disaster behavioral health professionals plan for and respond effectively to mental health and substance abuse needs following a disaster. SAMHSA supports all-hazards disaster behavioral health preparedness, response, and recovery through informed, targeted technical assistance to reduce the effects disasters can bring to communities, families, and individuals.