Behavioral Health Service Advisory Council
The Behavioral Health Services Advisory Council was created in 2012 by Chapter 56 of the Laws of State of New York. Chapter 56 amended Section 1.03 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law, added a new Section 5.06 to the Mental Hygiene Law, repealed Section 19.05 of the Mental Hygiene Law and amended Section 220 of the NYS Public Health Law. The Behavioral Health Services Advisory Council may consider any matter relating to the improvement of behavioral health services in the State.
This overview offers a description of the Council’s membership, roles, and responsibilities as defined by statute.
This listing contains the current Council membership.
Meeting Schedules and Agendas
Review meeting dates for 2016. Links to the meeting agendas will be added when they become available.
Note: The meeting scheduled for June 30, 2016 has been cancelled
Upcoming webcasts of BHSAC meetings
Links to upcoming webcasts and live meetings.
- Archived webcasts of BHSAC meetings
Links to meetings that have already taken place.
The by-laws have been adopted.
Guidance for public participation.
If you have any questions please contact Tracey Collins, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services,
the Executive Secretary of the Behavioral Health Services Advisory Council