Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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Behavioral Health Advisory Council

Behavioral Health Advisory Council
August 17, 2017

The Department of Social Services,  Division of Behavioral Health will be holding a Behavioral Health Advisory Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 from 12 to 4 p.m. CDT at the RedRossa Italian Grille, 808 W. Sioux Ave., Pierre SD.

Individuals who are interested in the behavioral health services system may appear in person at the meeting site or participate via telephone at 1.866.410.8397, password 3363194889.

Written comments can be sent to the Department of Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health, Kneip Building, c/o 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. Comments will also be accepted via email at dssbh@state.sd.us.  

Written comments via mail or email will be received until Aug. 14, 2017. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Humphrey at Jennifer.Humphrey@state.sd.us, 1.855.878.6057 or 605.773.3123.

Meeting materials can be found here.

Behavioral Health Advisory Council Bylaws

Current List of Members

Current Vacancies:

  • A youth with a serious emotional disturbance (SED) and/or substance use disorder (SUD) or a youth who has a sibling with an SED or SUD.
Meeting Agendas Meeting Minutes
March 18, 2015 March 18, 2015
June 18, 2015 June 18, 2015
Aug. 13, 2015 Aug. 13, 2015
Nov. 19, 2015 Nov. 19, 2015
April 14, 2016 April 14, 2016
Aug. 18, 2016 Aug. 18, 2016
Nov. 17, 2016 Nov. 17, 2016
March 30, 2017 March 30, 2017
June 14, 2017 June 14, 2017

2016-2017 Combined Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan

Federal Block Grant Mental Health Annual Report 2017

Federal Block Grant Substance Abuse Annual Report 2017

FY18-19 State Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan - Draft