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Meeting of the the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Advisory Council

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AGENCY:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

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SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given of the meeting on September 26, 2019, of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Advisory Council (SAMHSA NAC). This notice may publish with less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to a change in schedule for the committee chair and unexpected calendar changes.

The meeting is open to the public and can also be accessed remotely. Agenda with call-in information will be posted on the SAMHSA website prior to the meeting at: https://www.samhsa.gov/​about-us/​advisory-councils/​meetings. The meeting will include remarks and dialogue from the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use; updates from the SAMHSA Centers Directors, and a council discussion with SAMHSA NAC members.

DATES:

September 26, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT)/Open.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at SAMHSA Headquarters, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carlos Castillo, Committee Management Officer and Designated Federal Official, SAMHSA National Advisory Council, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857 (mail), Telephone: (240) 276-2787, Email: carlos.castillo@samhsa.hhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The SAMHSA 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.

Interested persons may present data, information, or views orally or in writing, on issues pending before the Council. Written submissions must be forwarded to the contact person by September 20, 2019. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled at the conclusion of the meeting. Individuals interested in making oral presentations must notify the contact person by September 20, 2019. Up to 3 minutes will be allotted for each presentation, and as time permits.

To obtain the call-in number, access code, and/or web access link; submit written or brief oral comments; or request special accommodations for persons with disabilities, please register on-line at: http://nac.samhsa.gov/​Registration/​meetingsRegistration.aspx, or communicate with SAMHSA's Committee Management Officer, CAPT Carlos Castillo.

Meeting information and a roster of Council members may be obtained either by accessing the SAMHSA Council's website at http://www.samhsa.gov/​about-us/​advisory-councils/​ or by contacting Carlos Castillo.

Council Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Advisory Council.

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Dated: September 9, 2019.

Carlos Castillo,

Committee Management Officer, SAMHSA.

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[FR Doc. 2019-19756 Filed 9-11-19; 8:45 am]

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