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Updated access information for SAMHSA’s Advisory Committee Meetings—August 9, 10

August 10, 2012

National Advisory CouncilHeads up – SAMHSA’s Advisory Committee Meetings take place on August 8, 9, 10. All meetings are open to the public and will be streamed live via webcast.

SAMHSA’s Advisory Committee for Women’s Services Live Webcast Meeting
August 8, 2012
| 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Agenda

  • Updates on Project Launch and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
  • Discussions regarding medication-assisted treatment and pregnancy
  • Updates from the SAMHSA Administrator

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New Web Links and Phone Numbers To Access Advisory Committee Meetings—August 9, 10
To access the two SAMHSA advisory committee meetings on Thursday, August 9, and Friday, August 10, please note the updated webcast links, phone numbers, and passcodes provided below. Please disregard other information about these meetings and use what is in this email. Pre-registration to attend the meetings is not required.

Joint Meeting of SAMHSA’s Advisory Committees Live Webcast Meeting (NEW LINK)
August 9, 2012 | 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
NEW: Phone number: 888-989-4614
NEW: Passcode: SAMHSA

August 9, 2012 | 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Agenda

  • Discussion regarding the impact of Federal health reform and state budgets on mental health and substance abuse programs
  • Report from the SAMHSA Administrator
  • Update on SAMHSA’s budget
  • Update on health care reform

The following advisory councils and committees will be participating in this joint meeting:

  • SAMHSA National Advisory Council; Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council; Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council; Center for Substance Abuse Treatment National Advisory Council; Advisory Committee for Women’s Services; and the Tribal Technical Advisory Committee.

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SAMHSA’s National Advisory Council Live Webcast Meeting (NEW LINK)

Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., Administrator, SAMHSA, Chair

August 10, 2012 | 10 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

NEW: Phone number: 800-857-9796

NEW: Passcode: SAMHSA

Agenda

  • The meeting will include updates from the SAMHSA Administrator. The discussions will focus on the Behavioral Health Quality Framework.

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For questions about these meetings or issues with registration, please contact:

Geretta Wood
Committee Management Officer and Designated Federal Official
SAMHSA National Advisory Council
SAMHSA’s Advisory Committee for Women’s Services
Phone: 240-276-2326
Email: geretta.wood@samhsa.hhs.gov

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