[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 145 (Monday, July 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45543-45544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18101]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


National Advisory Councils; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, notice is hereby given of the 
combined meeting on August 15, 2013, of the Substance Abuse and Mental 
Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) four National Advisory 
Councils (the SAMHSA National Advisory Council (NAC), the Center for 
Mental Health Services NAC, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 
NAC, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment NAC), and the two SAMHSA 
Advisory Committees (Advisory Committee for Women's Services, and the 
Tribal Technical Advisory Committee).
    The Councils were established to advise the Secretary, Department 
of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Administrator, SAMHSA, and 
Center Directors, concerning matters relating to the activities carried 
out by and through the Centers and the policies respecting such 
activities.
    Under Section 501 of the Public Health Service Act, the Advisory 
Committee for Women's Services (ACWS) is statutorily mandated to advise 
the SAMHSA Administrator and the Associate Administrator for Women's 
Services on appropriate activities to be undertaken by SAMHSA and its 
Centers with respect to women's substance abuse and mental health 
services.
    Pursuant to Presidential Executive Order No. 13175, November 6, 
2000, and the Presidential Memorandum of September 23, 2004, SAMHSA 
established the Tribal Technical Advisory Committee (TTAC) for working 
with Federally-recognized Tribes to enhance the government-to-
government relationship, honor Federal trust responsibilities and 
obligations to Tribes and American Indian and Alaska Natives. The 
SAMHSA TTAC serves as an advisory body to SAMHSA.
    The August 15 combined meeting will include discussions regarding 
the future of SAMHSA, National Behavioral Health Quality Framework and 
Barometer, Prevention in Healthcare, SAMSHA's Role as a Clinical 
Leader, and Advisory Members' Views from the Field regarding the 
National Dialogue.
    The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the SAMHSA 
building, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857 in the 1st floor 
Conference Rooms. Attendance by the public will

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be limited to space available. Interested persons may present data, 
information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before 
the committee. Written submissions should be forwarded to the contact 
person on or before one week prior to the meeting. Oral presentations 
from the public will be scheduled at the conclusion of the meeting. 
Individuals interested in making oral presentations are encouraged to 
notify the contact on or before one week prior to the meeting. Five 
minutes will be allotted for each presentation.
    The meeting may be accessed via teleconference at 888-677-8206, 
Participant passcode: 4517550. To attend on site, obtain the call-in 
number and access code, 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, Ms. Cynthia Graham (see contact information below).
    Substantive meeting information and a roster of Committee members 
may be obtained either by accessing the SAMHSA Committees' Web site at 
https://nac.samhsa.gov/WomenServices/index.aspx, or by contacting Ms. 
Graham. The transcript for the meeting will be available on the SAMHSA 
Committees' Web site within three weeks after the meeting.

    Committee Names:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 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
SAMHSA's Advisory Committee for Women's Services
SAMHSA Tribal Technical Advisory Committee
    Date/Time/Type: Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 6:00 
p.m. EDT: Open.
    Place: SAMHSA, 1 Choke Cherry Road, SAMHSA 1st floor Conference 
Rooms, Rockville, Maryland 20857.
    Contact: Cynthia Graham, M.S., Acting Designated Federal 
Official, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 5-1035, Rockville, Maryland 
20857, Telephone: (240) 276-1692, Fax: (240) 276-1690, Email: 
cynthia.graham@samhsa.hhs.gov.

Cathy J. Friedman,
Public Health Analyst, SAMHSA.
[FR Doc. 2013-18101 Filed 7-26-13; 8:45 am]
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