STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH POLICY DIVISION
Representative Peter Fischer, Chair of the Behavioral Health Policy Division, and pursuant to House rule 10.01, called the remote meeting to order at 8:30 am on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. The meeting was broadcast live via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.
FISCHER, Peter – Chair
FREDERICK, Luke – Vice Chair
FRANKE, Keith – Minority Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Lippert moved to adopt the minutes from the division meeting from Wednesday, February 2, 2022. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
A presentation was given on the needs of Minnesota’s Substance Use Disorder (SUD) provider and patient communities. Presenters included the following:
John F. Kelly, PhD, ABPP; Massachusetts General Hospital
Peter Green, LADC; NUWAY
Anderson Saint George, MA, LADC, CPP; Compassion House & Daystar Recovery Center
Sadie Broekemeier, MA, LADC, LPCC; Recovering Hope Treatment Center
Pam Lanhart; Thrive! Family Recovery Resources
Dr. Gavin Bart; Hennepin Healthcare
Amy Dellwo; NUWAY
Tina Silverness, MBA, MAM, LADC, LSW; Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment
Brian Zirbes; Northstar Behavioral Health
The meeting was adjourned at 9:52 am.
Representative Peter Fischer, Chair
Spencer Crose, Committee Legislative Assistant