Recovery and Policy: How States Transform Systems of Care
Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Panelists: Charles G. Curie, Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); Michael K. Deaver, Vice Chairman International, Edelman; Janet Wood, Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Colorado Department of Human Services; Michael Botticelli, Assistant Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Program: Governors and state-level policymakers have unique opportunities to shape attitudes about addiction and increase access to treatment services by their constituencies. This program will profile State officials who are making a difference and who are finding innovative and successful ways to ensure effective treatment services are available to the populations they serve.
Ivette Torres, Associate Director for Consumer Affairs, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)