CMS Updates Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) Content

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) content on The content updates are part of the CMS broader Behavior Health Strategy and will make it easier for users to access mental health and substance use disorder information.  Visit to see the new updates.

The CMS Behavioral Health Strategy translates our goals into a framework focused on outcomes and focuses on three key areas:

  • Substance Use Disorders Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services,
  • Ensuring Effective Pain Treatment and Management, and
  • Improving Mental Health Care and Services.

You can find more information on CMS’ Behavioral Health Strategy and our mission to ensure that high-quality behavioral health services and supports are accessible to the people we serve, by visiting

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