Subcommittee Hearing

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond: Improving Mental Health and Addiction Services in Our Communities

Subcommittee on Health Care Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Time: 03:00 PM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Debbie Stabenow (D - MI)
  2.  Steve Daines (R - MT)


  1. Victor R. Armstrong, MSW
    Director of North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
    North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
    Raleigh , NC
  2. Stephanie Woodard, Psy.D.
    Senior Advisor on Behavioral Health
    Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
    Carson City , NV
  3. Lenette Kosovich, RN, MHA
    Chief Executive Officer
    Rimrock Foundation
    Billings , MT
  4. Malkia Newman
    Team Supervisor
    CNS Healthcare Anti-Stigma Program
    Waterford , MI

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