We enhance care for service members, Veterans, and their families (SMVF) by strengthening behavioral health systems through interagency collaboration and the implementation of evidence-based and promising practices. Our work is highly collaborative and brings together military and civilian representatives from state and local systems, including governors’ and mayors’ offices, behavioral health systems, treatment providers, suicide prevention coordinators, housing, labor, income supports, and criminal justice; the National Guard; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; statewide initiatives, Veteran service organizations, and military and Veteran family support organizations. Our goal is to increase awareness of and promote an integrated response to the behavioral health needs of SMVF.
SAMHSA’s SMVF TA Center
HUD-VASH Training and Technical Assistance Program
2010 - 2016