Notice of Meeting for the Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC), 37759 [2021-15143]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 134 / Friday, July 16, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Notice of Meeting for the Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) announces a meeting of the Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC). The ISUDCC is open to the public and members of the public can attend the meeting via telephone or webcast only, and not in person. Agenda with call-in information will be posted on the SAMHSA website prior to the meeting at: https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/ advisory-councils/meetings. The meeting will include information on support for the mission and work of the Committee, federal advances to address challenges in substance use disorder (SUD); non-federal advances to address challenges in SUD. Committee Name: Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC). DATES: Date/Time/Type: August 26, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. EST–5:00 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed via Zoom. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Background and Authority The Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating Committee is required under Section 7022 of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act, Pub. L. 115–271) to accomplish the following duties: (1) Identify areas for improved coordination of activities, if any, related to substance use disorders, including research, services, supports, and prevention activities across all relevant federal agencies; (2) identify and provide to the Secretary recommendations for improving federal programs for the prevention and treatment of, and recovery from, substance use disorders, including by expanding access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services; (3) analyze substance use disorder prevention and treatment strategies in different regions of and VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Jul 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 populations in the United States and evaluate the extent to which federal substance use disorder prevention and treatment strategies are aligned with State and local substance use disorder prevention and treatment strategies; (4) make recommendations to the Secretary regarding any appropriate changes with respect to the activities and strategies described in items (1) through (3) above; (5) make recommendations to the Secretary regarding public participation in decisions relating to substance use disorders and the process by which public feedback can be better integrated into such decisions; and (6) make recommendations to ensure that substance use disorder research, services, supports, and prevention activities of the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies are not unnecessarily duplicative. Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter for the life of the Committee, the Committee shall publish on the internet website of the Department of Health and Human Services, which may include the public information dashboard established under section 1711 of the Public Health Service Act, as added by section 7021, a report summarizing the activities carried out by the Committee pursuant to subsection (e), including any findings resulting from such activities. II. Membership This ISUDCC consists of federal members listed below or their designees, and non-federal public members. Federal Membership: Members include, The Secretary of Health and Human Services; The Attorney General of the United States; The Secretary of Labor; The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; The Secretary of Education; The Secretary of Veterans Affairs; The Commissioner of Social Security; The Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use; The Director of National Drug Control Policy; representatives of other Federal agencies that support or conduct activities or programs related to substance use disorders, as determined appropriate by the Secretary. Non-federal Membership: Members include, 18 non-federal public members appointed by the Secretary, representing individuals who have received treatment for a diagnosis of a substance use disorder; directors of a State substance abuse agencies; representatives of a leading research, advocacy, or service organizations for adults with substance use disorder; PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 37759 physicians, licensed mental health professionals, advance practice registered nurses, and physician assistants, who have experience in treating individuals with substance use disorders; substance use disorder treatment professionals who provide treatment services at a certified opioid treatment program; substance use disorder treatment professionals who have research or clinical experience in working with racial and ethnic minority populations; substance use disorder treatment professionals who have research or clinical mental health experience in working with medically underserved populations; state-certified substance use disorder peer support specialists; drug court judge or a judge with experience in adjudicating cases related to substance use disorder; public safety officers with extensive experience in interacting with adults with a substance use disorder; and individuals with experiences providing services for homeless individuals with a substance use disorder. The ISUDCC is required to meet at least twice per year. To attend virtually, submit written or brief oral comments, or request special accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact Tracy Goss. Individuals can also register on-line at: https://snacregister.samhsa.gov/ MeetingList.aspx. The public comment section will be scheduled at the conclusion of the meeting. Individuals interested in submitting a comment, must notify Tracy Goss on or before August 20th via email to: Tracy.Goss@samhsa.hhs.gov. Up to three minutes will be allotted for each approved public comment as time permits. Written comments received in advance of the meeting will be considered for inclusion in the official record of the meeting. Substantive meeting information and a roster of Committee members is available at the Committee’s website: https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/ advisory-councils/meetings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Goss, ISUDCC Designated Federal Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, 13E37B, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone: 240–276–0759; email: Tracy.Goss@samhsa.hhs.gov. Dated: July 12, 2021. Carlos Castillo, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15143 Filed 7–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 134 (Friday, July 16, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Notice of Meeting for the Interdepartmental Substance Use 
Disorders Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC)

AGENCY: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 
Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) 
announces a meeting of the Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders 
Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC).
    The ISUDCC is open to the public and members of the public can 
attend the meeting via telephone or webcast only, and not in person. 
Agenda with call-in information will be posted on the SAMHSA website 
prior to the meeting at: https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/advisory-councils/meetings. The meeting will include information on support for 
the mission and work of the Committee, federal advances to address 
challenges in substance use disorder (SUD); non-federal advances to 
address challenges in SUD.
    Committee Name: Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders 
Coordinating Committee (ISUDCC).

DATES: Date/Time/Type: August 26, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. EST-5:00 p.m. 
EST.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually and can be accessed via 
Zoom.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background and Authority

    The Interdepartmental Substance Use Disorders Coordinating 
Committee is required under Section 7022 of the Substance Use-Disorder 
Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and 
Communities Act (SUPPORT Act, Pub. L. 115-271) to accomplish the 
following duties: (1) Identify areas for improved coordination of 
activities, if any, related to substance use disorders, including 
research, services, supports, and prevention activities across all 
relevant federal agencies; (2) identify and provide to the Secretary 
recommendations for improving federal programs for the prevention and 
treatment of, and recovery from, substance use disorders, including by 
expanding access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services; (3) 
analyze substance use disorder prevention and treatment strategies in 
different regions of and populations in the United States and evaluate 
the extent to which federal substance use disorder prevention and 
treatment strategies are aligned with State and local substance use 
disorder prevention and treatment strategies; (4) make recommendations 
to the Secretary regarding any appropriate changes with respect to the 
activities and strategies described in items (1) through (3) above; (5) 
make recommendations to the Secretary regarding public participation in 
decisions relating to substance use disorders and the process by which 
public feedback can be better integrated into such decisions; and (6) 
make recommendations to ensure that substance use disorder research, 
services, supports, and prevention activities of the Department of 
Health and Human Services and other federal agencies are not 
unnecessarily duplicative.
    Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this 
Act, and annually thereafter for the life of the Committee, the 
Committee shall publish on the internet website of the Department of 
Health and Human Services, which may include the public information 
dashboard established under section 1711 of the Public Health Service 
Act, as added by section 7021, a report summarizing the activities 
carried out by the Committee pursuant to subsection (e), including any 
findings resulting from such activities.

II. Membership

    This ISUDCC consists of federal members listed below or their 
designees, and non-federal public members.
    Federal Membership: Members include, The Secretary of Health and 
Human Services; The Attorney General of the United States; The 
Secretary of Labor; The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; The 
Secretary of Education; The Secretary of Veterans Affairs; The 
Commissioner of Social Security; The Assistant Secretary for Mental 
Health and Substance Use; The Director of National Drug Control Policy; 
representatives of other Federal agencies that support or conduct 
activities or programs related to substance use disorders, as 
determined appropriate by the Secretary.
    Non-federal Membership: Members include, 18 non-federal public 
members appointed by the Secretary, representing individuals who have 
received treatment for a diagnosis of a substance use disorder; 
directors of a State substance abuse agencies; representatives of a 
leading research, advocacy, or service organizations for adults with 
substance use disorder; physicians, licensed mental health 
professionals, advance practice registered nurses, and physician 
assistants, who have experience in treating individuals with substance 
use disorders; substance use disorder treatment professionals who 
provide treatment services at a certified opioid treatment program; 
substance use disorder treatment professionals who have research or 
clinical experience in working with racial and ethnic minority 
populations; substance use disorder treatment professionals who have 
research or clinical mental health experience in working with medically 
underserved populations; state-certified substance use disorder peer 
support specialists; drug court judge or a judge with experience in 
adjudicating cases related to substance use disorder; public safety 
officers with extensive experience in interacting with adults with a 
substance use disorder; and individuals with experiences providing 
services for homeless individuals with a substance use disorder.
    The ISUDCC is required to meet at least twice per year.
    To attend virtually, submit written or brief oral comments, or 
request special accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact 
Tracy Goss. Individuals can also register on-line at: https://snacregister.samhsa.gov/MeetingList.aspx.
    The public comment section will be scheduled at the conclusion of 
the meeting. Individuals interested in submitting a comment, must 
notify Tracy Goss on or before August 20th via email to: 
[email protected].
    Up to three minutes will be allotted for each approved public 
comment as time permits. Written comments received in advance of the 
meeting will be considered for inclusion in the official record of the 
meeting.
    Substantive meeting information and a roster of Committee members 
is available at the Committee's website: https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/advisory-councils/meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tracy Goss, ISUDCC Designated Federal 
Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 
5600 Fishers Lane, 13E37B, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone: 240-276-
0759; email: [email protected].

    Dated: July 12, 2021.
Carlos Castillo,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-15143 Filed 7-15-21; 8:45 am]
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