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Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
New Jersey Helps
NJ Addictions Hotline - 1-844-276-2777
New Jersey Hopeline (1-855-NJ-HOPELINE)
New Jersey Mental Health Cares Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
New Jersey Housing Resource Center
NJ Family Care
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The purpose of the Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) is to make recommendations pertinent to the prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery of substance use disorders and addictions to the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services (DHS) through the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS).

The PAC shall consist of no less than fifteen (15) and no more than thirty (30) members who reflect leadership, expertise, service and or advocacy pertinent to substance use disorders and addictions.  Members serve at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services.  They shall be appointed for a two (2) year term and may be re-appointed.


 

2016-2018 Call for Membership Application 

 

PAC Members for November 2014 - October 2016 Term
Camille Bloomberg Phil Horowitz Michael Santillo
LeeAnn Cianci Barry Johnson Barbara Schlichting
Tony Comerford Diane Litterer Sue Seidenfeld
Joseph Cuffari Deborah McKinley Dinita Smith
Roberto Flecha Kendria McWilliams Don Starn
Ian Gershman Alan Oberman Linda Voorhis
Benjamin John Gonzalez Michael Paolello LeeAnn Wagner
Connie Greene Dharmesh Parikh Donald Weinbaum
Manuel Guantez Jass Pelland Ernestine Winfrey
Jean Hennon  Vera Sansone  
 
 
Meeting Notes and Presentations

Meeting Notes

Presentations

October 30, 2015 Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
Opioid Epidemic
September 18, 2015  
July 17, 2015 Supportive Housing Options
June 19, 2015  
May 16, 2015  
April 17, 2015  
March 20, 2015  
February 20, 2015  
January 15, 2015  
November 21, 2014 Prevention:  Coalitions and Services
Drug Court Update
September 19, 2014 Opioid Overdose Prevention Project Overview
May 16, 2014 Medical Director's Initiative
January 17, 2014  NJ FamilyCare Presentation 
October 4, 2013   
July 19, 2013  Transition to Fee-For-Service Rates
May 17, 2013   
March 15, 2013   
January 18, 2013   
November 16, 2012   
September 21, 2012   
July 20, 2012   
May 18, 2012   
February 24, 2012   
December 16, 2011   
October 21. 2011   
September 16, 2011   Addressing Tobacco 
July 15, 2011   
May 20, 2011   
April 15, 2011   
March 18, 2011   
February 18, 2011  Adolescent Task Force Report 
January 21, 2011   
November 19, 2010   
October 15, 2010  Vivitrol Pilot 
September 17, 2010 Overview of DMHS 
August 20, 2010   
July 16, 2010   
June 18, 2010  Healthcare Reform 
May 21, 2010  Recovery Case Management 
April 16, 2010   
March 19, 2010  Adolescent Treatment Task Force 
February 18, 2010   
January 15, 2010   
December 18, 2009   
November 20, 2009   
October 16, 2009  Targeted Case Management 
September 18, 2009   
June 26, 2009   
May 15, 2009  Medical Home Paper 
March 20, 2009   
February 20, 2009   
January 16, 2009 DAS Income Eligibility Overview
What is DASIE?
November 21, 2008  
October 17, 2008  
September 26, 2008 DAS 2009 Strategic Goals
June 20, 2008  
April 18, 2008 Workforce Development Initiative 
Drug Court Expansion
March 28, 2008  
February 15, 2008  
January 18, 2008 ACTION Campaign: Adopting Changes To Improve Outcomes Now
November 16, 2007  
September 21, 2007  
June 15, 2007 Needs Assessment
May 18, 2007 DUI Task Force Report
April 20, 2007  
February 16, 2007 "A Direction from COMPASS Creating a context for change."
January 19, 2007 "Promoting Client-Centered Recovery-Oriented System of Care"
 
 
 
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