SAMHSA Listening Session Important for SA Providers

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will be holding an all-day listening session on June 11, 2014. During that session, they will hear input from stakeholders about possible changes to the regulations that govern 42 CFR Part 2 controlled organizations. If your organization provides services to chemically dependent and recovering individuals, it might be useful for you to listen in on this session.

Event Details

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announces that it will hold a public listening session to solicit information concerning the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records Regulation, 42 CFR Part 2. These sessions will be held in Rockville, MD to obtain direct input from stakeholders on updating the regulations. The scheduled listening session provides an opportunity for SAMHSA to seek public input on potential changes to the regulations.

The session is open to the public and the entire day’s proceedings will be webcast, recorded, and made publicly available. Interested parties may participate in person or via webcast. Capacity is limited and registration is required. Registration will be open until we meet maximum capacity. The forum will begin with opening remarks from the SAMHSA official charged with moderating the session. The session location is accessible to persons with disabilities.

 

Do register if you have concern about confidentiality and 42 CFR Part 2, or just want to learn more.

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