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Aug 13, 2014, 21:00 ET SAMHSA recognizes honorees at 2014 Voice Awards

Tonight, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will recognize Jason Katims, Kristen Johnston, television and film...


Dec 19, 2013, 11:00 ET New Avatar-Based, Online Role-Play Tool Helps U.S. Parents "Start the Talk" With Youth About Underage Drinking

 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) introduces Start the Talk, its new videogame-like tool that helps...


Sep 25, 2013, 18:00 ET SAMHSA Honors Community and Entertainment Leaders at 2013 Voice Awards for Giving a Voice to Behavioral Health Recovery

National awards program to recognize David O. Russell, Patrick Kennedy, and more who educate others about mental and/or substance use disorders...


Sep 12, 2013, 14:41 ET SAMHSA to honor David O. Russell, Patrick Kennedy, and Peter Chiarelli at 2013 Voice Awards

National program will recognize community, TV, and film industry leaders who raise awareness about mental and substance use disorders and promote...


May 13, 2013, 10:00 ET New campaign to help parents talk to younger children about the dangers of underage drinking

 "Talk. They Hear You." a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine...


May 07, 2013, 11:00 ET SAMHSA honors Demi Lovato, celebrates resilience in young adults at annual National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day observance

Today, chart-dominating singer, songwriter, and actress Demi Lovato was recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...


May 06, 2013, 05:00 ET Demi Lovato, SAMHSA to highlight new strategies proven to help young adults with mental health and substance use challenges

Chart-dominating singer, songwriter and actress Demi Lovato will join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to...


Mar 20, 2012, 13:26 ET SAMHSA Now Accepting Nominations for 2012 Voice Awards

National award program calls for nominations of community leaders and TV and film screenwriters and producers who raise awareness and promote...


Sep 10, 2010, 09:00 ET U.S. Accelerates Suicide Prevention With National Action Alliance Leadership

Public-private collaboration forges next-generation partnerships to address major public-health threat in America Today, on World Suicide...