The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) is an initiative funded under contract HHSS283201500001C 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 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.

SAMHDA Help Desk

Web: Online Technical Assistance

When contacting the Help Desk about using a data analysis tool (i.e., PDAS or RDAS), please provide as much detail as possible about your issue or the analysis you are trying to run. For issues with running a crosstab, include the tool, dataset (e.g., NSDUH), and year(s) you are analyzing, along with the resulting URL.

The Help Desk typically responds to requests on the same day they are received.

SAMHSA, Contracting Officer Representative

Brooklyn Lupari
SAMHSA/Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857