Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

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Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

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a former agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services; in 1992 its services were divided between the substance abuse and mental health services administration, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

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ADAMHA

A U.S. government agency that is part of the National Institutes of Health. The agency administers grant programs supporting research, training, and service programs in alcoholism, drug abuse, and mental health.
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NIDA's Acting Scientific Director George Uhl later observed, in 1995, "When we [NIDA] were within ADAMHA .
The focus is on respondents in the age range 18 to 54, as only adults (18 or older) are considered in the ADAMHA Reorganization Act's conceptualization of SMI.
Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services under President Reagan which included the NIH, FDA, ADAMHA, CDC and HRSA, with a budget of over $10 billion and 40,000 employees.
CMHS was established under the 1992 ADAMHA Reorganization Act, Public Law 102-321, which mandates CMHS' leadership role in delivering mental health services, generating and applying new knowledge, and establishing national mental health policy.