Tag Archives: Substance use disorders

March-May 2019

ZIA NEWS – March-May 2019 Activities: There has been continuing activity on both old and new projects as 2019 starts off with a lot going on! Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Dr. Minkoff and the non-federal members of ISMICC … Continue reading

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January-February 2019

ZIA NEWS – January-February 2019 Activities: There has been continuing activity on both old and new projects as 2019 starts off with a lot going on! Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Dr. Minkoff and the non-federal members of ISMICC … Continue reading

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July-August 2018

Summer Activities: Even with vacations (2 weeks in Brazil in July, 2 weeks on Cape Cod in August) it has been a busy summer. Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Dr. Minkoff worked with the non-federal members of ISMICC to … Continue reading

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May 2018

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Dr. Minkoff worked with the non-federal members of ISMICC to contribute input to the agenda and content of the first ISMICC meeting of 2018, to be held on June 8.   This included preparation of … Continue reading

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April 2018

Activities in April Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Continued work on finalizing the Houston Endowment substance use disorder System Report and helping to develop MAT TA capacity for Texas. Dr. Minkoff gathering information for the report on the new naltrexone … Continue reading

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March 2018

Activities in March Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Numerous telephone conferences to discuss how best to implement the ISMICC recommendations.   This culminated in an interdepartmental meeting coordinated by SAMHSA on March 28, where over 50 representatives of multiple federal … Continue reading

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February 2018

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Beginning efforts to organize the federal interdepartmental implementation process for the ISMICC Recommendations. Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Dr. Minkoff and Dr. Cline contributed to the policy recommendations submitted by MMHPI to the state … Continue reading

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January 2018

Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute:   Dr. Cline and Dr. Minkoff, along with Sam Shore, began participation in a Texas Health and Human Services Committee joint workgroup with the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) … Continue reading

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November 2017

Activities in November Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee:  During November, the ISMICC report was finalized and is scheduled for public release at the next ISMICC meeting, which will be broadcast from Washington DC on December 14. Stay tuned for more information … Continue reading

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October 2017

Activities in October Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee: (See previous descriptions and links for background). During October, the ISMICC group (of which Dr. Minkoff is a member) has kicked into high gear by organizing five major workgroups to provide … Continue reading

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