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The Regional Offices are a part of SAMHSA’s leadership team and work to advance the agency's mission and to improve the delivery of behavioral health services in each of the 10 HHS Regions.

Accessible Regional Offices Map (PDF | 491 KB)

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Region 1 - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Region 2 - New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands

Region 3 - Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia Region 4 - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Region 5 - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin

Region 6 - Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas

Region 7 - Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska Region 8 - Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Region 9 - Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau Region 10 - Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

The Purpose of Regional Offices

  • Represent SAMHSA in the national, regional, state and local communities and connecting with stakeholders
  • Promote initiatives that advance behavioral health and engaging target populations
  • Develop, support and lead collaborative initiatives across HHS and other Federal agencies to assure behavioral health is a priority throughout the nation
  • Support stakeholders through technical assistance, promoting program development, policy innovation, and system transformation
  • Conduct and prepare periodic reports to communicate important regional and state trends, issues and policies that affect SAMHSA’s programs, grantees and stakeholders

Regional Priorities


  • Lead Federal Regional Behavioral Health Authority
  • Represent the Assistant Secretary and SAMHSA's Centers and Offices across the region
  • Represent, communicate, and effect SAMHSA's Strategic Plan, Policies, Programs, and Assets across the region
  • Lead and engage cross-Federal agency regional behavioral health initiatives that advance prevention, treatment & recovery
  • Lead and engage State, Tribal, local, and stakeholder behavioral health initiatives that advance prevention, treatment & recovery


  • Serve as key Federal partner to states, tribes, territories, local communities, and stakeholders
  • Exhibit community presence through which poly-directional relationships based in trust, community, respect, and shared principles are developed and sustained
  • Foster strength through cultural knowledge, wisdom and respect
  • Promote community dialogue; develop diverse multi-systemic partnerships; emphasize shared learning, collaboration, critical thinking and innovation to advance the behavioral healthcare system


  • Advise and guide stakeholder development of behavioral health policies, programs, and system transformation
  • Leverage national and regional resources and technical assistance
  • Connect stakeholders to key partners, programs, and resources
  • Conduct regional environmental scans to report system/policy/ program performance, impact, and opportunity for improvement


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