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Substance abuse council grows.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an operating division of the Health and Human Services Department (HHS), was established in 1992 by the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Reorganization Act (Pub. L. No. 102-321).  has appointed three new members to the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is an agency of the United States government. It is a part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  (CSAT) National Advisory Council. The council advises the secretary of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA's administrator, and CSAT's director on public health matters related to prevention, treatment, and recovery support services. The new council members are Arthur C. Evans Jr., Ph.D., of the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services; Carrick Anne Forbes, a recovering survivor of heroin addiction and a student and speaker from Hastings on Hudson, N.Y.; and Peter C. Formaz, NCAC-II, LAC, of Helena, Mont.
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Publication:Clinical Psychiatry News
Date:Mar 1, 2009
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