SAMHDA is an initiative funded under contract (#283-10-0324) with the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CBHSQ has primary responsibility for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of SAMHSA's behavioral health data.
CBHSQ promotes the access and use of the nation's substance abuse and mental health data through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA). SAMHDA provides public-use data files, file documentation, and access to restricted-use data files to support a better understanding of this critical area of public health.
The SAMHDA website was first published on December 3rd, 1997. The University of Michigan, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), is under contract to CBHSQ to disseminate data, and maintain the SAMHDA website and bibliography of publications.
Phone: 888.741.7242 or 734.615.9524
SAMHSA, Contracting Officer Representative
J. Neil Russell, Ph.D.