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More new info!

From Council meeting

April 7th, 10-12.

From Olivia, who was a Co-Chair:

Here is the link to our website: 

We also just launched our social media pages too! 

Here is our Facebook Page: 

Here is our Instagram Page: 

JSI MA DMH 2021 Survey Presentation (4.7.2022)


Expedited Psychiatric Inpatient Admission (EPIA)
and ED Boarding:
An Update

EPIA and ED Boarding Update CY2021 FINAL


Here’s a link to the hearing and a brief from MAMH.




Here are some materials from the January 6, 2022 State Mental Health Planning Council meeting.  

Barriers and Facilitations For Black Youth DMH
paper presentation 1 6 22


Barriers and Facilitators for Black
young adults and vocational development

State Mental Health Planning Council
Meeting Minutes Oct 7 2021

Hi All
Here is the draft of the Massachusetts Strategic Plan for Early Psychosis (Mass STEP) and a link to the survey that we'd like to have posted with the plan for review and feedback by the mental health planning council and the larger stakeholder community.


Detection for Early Psychosis in Young People


SMHPC Vision + Mission + Goals Discussion on Subcommittees



Interpreter services, CART services, and other accommodations are available to support access, inclusion, and participation in meetings of the State Mental Health Planning Council and its subcommittees. 

If you plan to attend these meetings and would like to request a sign language interpreter, spoken language interpreter, or other accommodation, please contact the Office of Race, Equity, and Inclusion at OMCA@massmail.state.ma.us

at least 14 days in advance of the meeting date.

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