Social Media @ SAMHSA

Digital Engagement Tookit

SAMHSA’s Digital Toolkit is a short, curated list of resources and information to help public health professionals using social media.

Social Media Policies

Guidance and Best Practices


Healthcare Social Media Community

  • HCSM exit disclaimer - HCSM (Healthcare Communications Social Media) is a weekly chat (Sun @ 8pm CT) on Twitter focusing on healthcare communications & social media that uses the #hcsm hashtag.

Innovation in Healthcare and Health Communications

  • AHRQ Innovations Exchange - The Innovations Exchange includes information on how communication technology can help solve problems, improve health care quality, and reduce disparities.
  • Health Challenges - Health-related challenges on, the federal platform for contests and challenges.
  • ONC's i2 Initiative for Health IT – This new initiative aims to spur health IT innovations through prizes, challenges, and other mechanisms to improve the health care of all Americans.

Last updated: 06/17/2011

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