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February 16, 2018 9:00 am - February 16, 2018 3:45 pm

Meeting: SAMHSA National Advisory Council

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  • Neuroscience

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a meeting of their National Advisory Council (NAC). The meeting will include remarks from the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use; updates from the Department of Health and Human Services' Operating Divisions; updates from the ex-officio members, and a council discussion.

The NAC was established to advise the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, SAMHSA, to improve the provision of treatments and related services to individuals with respect to substance use and to improve prevention services, promote mental health, and protect legal rights of individuals with mental illness and individuals who are substance users.

Members of the public may attend in person or by telephone. Members of the public may also submit written comments by mail or email. More information is available via the Federal Register notice and via the SAMHSA website.