Operating Division Grant Portfolios: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Mission: To build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness.

SAMSHA Totals by Award Class
Award Class Awards Dollars
Discretionary 2,191 $819,886,108
Mandatory 235 $2,155,677,214
Total 2,426 $2,975,563,322

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides leadership and national focus to reduce national health problems resulting from substance abuse, and to foster improvements in the mental health of Americans through increased knowledge and the advancement of effective strategies for dealing with these health problems.

SAMHSA supports programs, policy, and knowledge development about substance abuse prevention, addiction treatment, and mental health services. SAMHSA programs translate research to practice – bringing new science-based knowledge to community-based services for people with or at risk for mental and substance abuse disorders. SAMHSA will be at the forefront to promote a life in the community for everyone with or at risk for mental and substance abuse disorders and an opportunity for a fulfilling life that includes a job, a home, and meaningful relationships with family and friends.

Pie Chart displays the percentages of SAMHSA grant awards by recipient type in FY 2008.Pie Chart displaying the percentages of SAMHSA grant dollars by recipient type in FY 2008.

SAMHSA Discretionary - All CFDA Programs
CFDA CFDA Program Awards Dollars
93.243 PRNS 1,269 $523,184,945
93.275 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services-Access to Recover 30 $95,962,645
93.276 Drug-Free Community Grants 816 $83,055,946
93.104 CMHS Child Mental Health Service Initiative 60 $78,922,182
93.982 Mental Health Disaster Assistance 12 $38,667,953
93.003 Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund 2 $92,437
93.230 Consolidated Knowledge Development and Application (KD&A) Program 2 $0
Total 2,191 $819,886,108
SAMHSA Mandatory - All CFDA Programs
CFDA CFDA Program Awards Dollars
93.959 Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Block Grant 62 $1,670,791,542
93.958 CMHS Block Grant 59 $399,735,453
93.150 PATH 56 $50,968,000
93.138 Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness 58 $34,182,219
Total 235 $2,155,677,214

For additional information on SAMHSA programs and funding please visit the SAMHSA Web site at http://www.samhsa.gov.

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