"Façade" represents the realities that people with mental and/or substance use disorders hide from others, and even themselves. The spot emphasizes that when people face these truths and ask for help, they can achieve recovery. The Recovery Month PSA also depicts the importance of supportive relationships for people in recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders. The PSA encourages viewers to call SAMHSA's National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit www.samhsa.gov/treatment for free and confidential information on prevention and treatment referral. For more information, visit http://beta.samhsa.gov/reco....
Recovery Month, now in its 25th year, is a national observance that educates Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. For more information, visit http://beta.samhsa.gov/recovery-month.
SAMHSA's "Talk. They Hear You." Underage Drinking Prevention National Media Campaign aims to reduce underage drinking among youth ages 9 to 15 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they need to start addressing the issue of alcohol with their children early. See SAMHSA's "Talk. They Hear You." Campaign website http://1.usa.gov/13n1N4g for access to all "Talk. They Hear You." underage drinking prevention resources.
Visit SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center website at http://www.samhsa.gov/dtac/ for information, materials, resources, and services available for disaster behavioral health professionals and other first responders.