Skip to Content
The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
6/17/2019 12:30 PM The Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery will host a listening session in Athol to garner input from a range of professional stakeholders. This session will feature eight speakers with extensive professional experience and expertise split into five brief panels on the following topics: Behavioral Therapy and Treatment in House of Corrections, District Courts, Education and Community Services, Treatment and Medical Services & Housing and Recovery. Athol Public Library Completed
6/24/2019 11:00 AM This listening session will convene a group of professionals to inform members of the Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery of the needs of the community, services being provided and barriers to access. The session will help Committee members develop a broader understanding of the diverse needs of residents living in the Boston area. Mattapan Community Health Center Completed
7/1/2019 6:00 PM This listening session will focus on substance use, mental health issues and trauma response in Roxbury and Dudley. Those presenting will include local mental health professionals and law enforcement. Boston Elder Services Completed
7/11/2019 10:00 AM Children's Mental Health, Trauma and Quality of Care A-1 Completed
7/23/2019 10:00 AM Licensure/Workforce 222 Completed
7/24/2019 1:00 PM The Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery will be holding a hearing that will examine the recommendations and findings proposed by the Harm Reduction Commission per it its final report released in March 2019. Gardner Auditorium Completed
7/29/2019 10:00 AM Increasing access and reimbursement B-1 Completed
9/4/2019 10:00 AM Substance Use and Harm Reduction A-2 Completed
9/19/2019 10:00 AM Non-Opioid Medications and Miscellaneous B-1 Completed
9/26/2019 10:00 AM Houses of Corrections/Civil Commitment B-1 Completed
10/1/2019 10:00 AM Harm Reduction Sites Gardner Auditorium Completed