Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Law and Legal Definition

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is U.S. agency within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The CSAT was created to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems. It was created in 1992.

The CSAT conducts and support various program and activities that help in improving the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug abuse by ensuring access to clinically sound, cost-effective addiction treatment that reduces the health and social costs to our communities and the nation.