Thursday, April 17, 2008

Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities/Substance Abuse Legislative Oversight Meeting Today

Please note that this meeting will NOT be held in room 643 of the Legislative Office Building.  If you are listening on line or if you plan to attend the Legislative Oversight Committee WILL be meeting in room 544 of the Legislative Office Building.

Here is the agenda:

Greetings and Introductions 9:00 – 9:15
Representative Verla Insko, Co-Chair Senator Martin Nesbitt, Co-Chair

LME Presentations 9:15 – 9:45
Mike Watson, CEO, Sandhills Center for MH/DD/SAS Roy Wilson, CEO, East Carolina Behavioral Health

Recommendations from Outside Groups 9:45 – 11:30

The Workforce Development Initiative 9:45 – 10:30
Steve Harrison, Chief of Operations Support, Division of MH-DD-SAS
Dr. Marvin Swartz, Commission of MH-DD-SAS
John Morris, Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce
Amy Hewitt, University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration

Substance Abuse Task Force 10:30 – 11:00
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH President / CEO, North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Mercer Report 11:00 – 11:30
Leza Wainwright, Co-Director, Division of MH-DD-SAS

Department Recommendations 11:30 – 12:00
Secretary Dempsey Benton, DHHS

Lunch 12:00 – 1:00

Presentation and Discussion of Draft Recommendations 1:00 – 3:00
LOC Staff

Public Comment 3:00 – 4:00

Adjourn 4:00


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John Cena said...

By the meetings like this we need to solve the problem and need to work on ground, not on the papers.
John Cena
Addiction Recovery North Carolina