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DHS news release

Sept. 12, 2007

Contact: Jim Sellers 503-945-5738
Program contact: C J Reid 503-945-9813


Council members to discuss broadening mission, hear reports

What: Public meeting of the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs.

When: Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Room 137A, Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem.

Agenda: Council members will discuss adding problem gambling to their addictions portfolio; receive reports about DHS Addictions and Mental Health Division initiatives for children with mental illness and for adults and youth with the co-occurring disorders of mental illness and addiction; get an update about an Oregon showing of a video about fighting methamphetamine; and hear a report about the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored Reclaiming Futures initiative, which is working on new approaches to help teenagers caught in a cycle of alcohol, other drugs and crime.

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