Leading change 2.0: Advancing the behavioral health of the nation, 2015–2018

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The strategic plan outlines six strategic initiatives for meeting SAMHSA's mission, new and existing goals, and vision. These strategic initiatives include: prevention of substance abuse and mental illness; health care and health systems integration; trauma and justice recovery support; health information technology and workforce development. It will guide SAMHSA in setting budget and policy priorities; managing key investments such as grants, contracts, technical assistance, and expertise; engaging public and private partners and tracking and disseminating progress.

Populations:  Adults, Racial and Ethnic Groups, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender People, Military Service Members and Veterans, Attempt Survivors and Other People with Lived Experience, Survivors of Suicide Loss, Youth
Settings:  Justice System, Colleges and Universities, Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Schools, Substance Abuse Treatment, Workplaces
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Policy and Legislation, Communications and Outreach, Funding
Strategies:  Treatment