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GAO discussed the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) role in: (1) coordinating its efforts with federal agencies involved in related research or services; (2) measuring the results of its programs or activities, particularly in light of the fact that most of its funds are used to support services provided by states and local grantees; and (3) monitoring the impact of the transition to managed health care on individuals with mental disorders and substance abuse problems.

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