President’s Budget Focuses on Prevention, Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Budget requests $3.6 billion for SAMHSA—an increase of $67 million over FY 2010. A total of $93 million is funded through the Prevention Fund.

“The FY 2012 Budget shows a commitment to behavioral health,” said SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, J.D. “With that commitment comes the recognition that we need to do things differently, use a different approach.”

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