Nearly 80 percent of individuals with an opioid use disorder do not receive treatment. MATx, SAMHSA's free mobile app, empowers health care practitioners to provide effective, evidence-based care. For more information, visit www.store.samhsa.gov/apps/MAT.
SAMHSA's PSAs help communities and organizations share the message that help is available. With treatment and support, recovery is possible. The two treatment and recovery PSAs—"Car Wash" and "Everybody Needs Help"—were filmed in Scott County, Indiana. They premiered in Scott County in English and Spanish in September 2016. Visit http://www.samhsa.gov/treatment/substance-use-disorders/t... for more information.
On August 10, SAMHSA hosted the 2016 Voice Awards program. The Voice Awards program honors the contributions of consumer/peer leaders who have raised awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders. The program also celebrates television and film writers and producers who have helped change viewer perceptions of people with behavioral health conditions. Learn more about SAMHSA's Voice Awards by visiting http://www.samhsa.gov/voice-awards.