National Survey on Drug Use and Health


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). SAMHSA provides leadership and a federal focus for the nation's mental health and substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. NSDUH helps facilitate this mission by monitoring the nature and extent of substance use in the United States, as well as the consequences of this use.

For additional information about SAMHSA, visit SAMHSA's Website at

For more information on NSDUH or SAMHSA, contact Joel Kennet at the address below.

Joel Kennet, Ph.D.
National Study Director
SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15E13D
Rockville, MD 20857