Services For Providers
The Baker Act provides legal procedures for mental health examination and treatment.
CFARS Training for providers.
Disaster Behavioral Health
A natural or man-made disaster can cause much more than property damage. It can create a wide range of emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioral reactions. You may experience stress, anxiety, fear, uncertainty and frustration because you have been through an abnormal event.
FARS Training for providers.
FASAMS was developed to provide a unique identifier to facilitate coordination of care for persons receiving behavioral health services through the managing entity.
Forensic and Civil Liaison Services
Forensic and Civil Liaison Services is the bridge between the Department of Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, and the community for both Civil and Forensic.
Find resources by type and location.
Incident Reporting and Analysis System (IRAS)
The Incident Reporting and Analysis System (IRAS) is an online incident reporting tool that enables the Department to collect and analyze information about critical incidents that occur in substance abuse and mental health facilities.
Know About Trauma
Most individuals have experienced potentially traumatic events in their lifetime.
The department contracts for behavioral health services through regional systems of care called Managing Entities (MEs).
The Marchman Act provides for voluntary admissions and involuntary assessment, stabilization, and treatment of adults and youth who are severely impaired due to substance abuse.
Policy & Rule Development
Draft rule text, and agendas for workshops and hearings will be posted as soon as they are available.
All Substance Abuse and Mental Health publications are posted to this page.
Find a list of certified recovery residences or find out about the voluntary certification program for recovery residences and recovery residence administrators.
Here you will find statewide maps with contact numbers for each Specialized Treatment Team.
Training and Technical Assistance
SAMH provides training, technical assistance and resources based on research, best practices and federal and state government accountability standards.