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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Relief Information Benefits

Program Description

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) supports SAMHSA's efforts to prepare states, territories, tribes, and local entities to deliver an effective mental health and substance abuse (behavioral health) response to disasters.

The SAMHSA collaborates with states, national and local community-based and faith-based organizations, and public and private sector providers, to ensure that people with or at risk for a mental or addictive disorder have the opportunity for a fulfilling life that includes a job, a home, and meaningful relationships with family and friends.

General Program Requirements

The SAMHSA websites listed below provide documents and resources for any person with or at risk for mental and substance abuse disorders as the result of a disaster.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

There is no formal application for this program. Please visit the informational links below for available resources.

Program Contact Information

Please visit the SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) for further information on disaster substance abuse and mental health services.