SAMHSA Seeks Comment on FY 2015-2018 Strategic Plan

Entitled “Leading Change 2.0: Advancing the Behavioral Health of the Nation”, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) FY 2015-2018 Strategic Plan was open for comment until August 18, 2014.

The six strategic initiatives are:

  • Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
  • Health Care and Health Systems Integration
  • Trauma and Justice
  • Recovery Support
  • Health Information Technology
  • Workforce Development

To view the SAMHSA FY 2015-18 Strategic Plan, visit

To view the American Psychiatric Association Comments (“APA Urges Greater Recognition of Serious Mental Illness in SAMHSA Plan”), go to