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HHS - 2609 - Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameInterdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Health and Human Services
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number2609
Original Establishment Date5/8/2017Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/advisory-counci...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date5/8/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Program Analyst and Designated Federal Official
Date Of Renewal Charter5/8/2023Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date5/8/2023Designated Federal Officer First Name*Pamela
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Foote
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*PL 114-255, section 6031Designated Federal Officer Phone*240-276-1279
Effective Date Of Authority*12/13/2016Designated Federal Officer Fax*301-480-8491
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*pamela.foote@samhsa.hhs.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Special Emphasis Panel
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee is established in accordance with the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The committee accomplishes its purpose through advising, consulting with and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, who reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to advances in serious mental illness (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and advances in access to services and support for adults with SMI or children with SED. In addition, the ISMICC will evaluate the effect that federal programs related to serious mental illness have on public health, including public health outcomes such as (A) rates of suicide, suicide attempts, incidence and prevalence of SMIs, SEDs, and substance use disorders (SUD), overdose, overdose deaths, emergency hospitalizations, emergency room boarding, preventable emergency room visits, interaction with the criminal justice system, homelessness, and unemployment; (B) increased rates of employment and enrollment in educational and vocational programs; (C) quality of mental disorders SUD treatment services; or (D) any other criteria as may be determined by the Secretary. Finally, the ISMICC will make specific recommendations for action that agencies can take to better coordinate the administration of mental health services for adults with SMI or children with SED. Not later than one year after the date of enactment of the 21st Century Cures Act, and five years after such date of enactment, the ISMICC shall submit a report to Congress and any other relevant federal department or agency.
How is membership balanced?*The ISMICC consists of 24 members who are appointed by the Secretary, HHS. The ISMICC consists of 10 federal members or their designees from federal agencies, and 14 non-federal public members. Members are selected according to PL 114-255, section 6031.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The ISMICC shall meet not fewer than two times each year through advising, consulting with, and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. In carrying out its functions, the ISMICC has established five workgroups to develop the first report to Congress. These working groups shall be composed of ISMICC members, or their designees, and may hold meetings as necessary. The ISMICC is required to meet twice per calendar year. The committee met virtually on October 27, 2021, December 16, 2021 and April 13, 2022. The October meeting covered and included consideration of August 27, 2021 Minutes, Review of ISMICC content, Overview of the Draft Inter-Departmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee 2021 Report to Congress, ISMICC Federal Partners Report Out Session, ISMICC Members Feedback Session on the 2021 Draft Report to Congress, and public comment.

The Dec 2021 meeting covered consideration of October 27, 2021 Minutes, Comment on the 2021 ISMICC Report to Congress, Overview of Other Current HHS/SAMHSA Federal Efforts, HHS Legal Counsel Opinion on ISMICC Work Groups, Overview of ISMICC Planning Break Out Sessions and Break Outs, Report Out from each of the Four Work Groups and Public Comment. The April 2022 meeting included consideration of December 16, 2021 Minutes, Presentation: National Judicial Task Force to Examine State Courts’ Response to Mental Illness (NJTF), Overview: ISMICC Working Group Presentations, Focus Area 1 - Data Working Group Report Out, ISMICC Discussion, Deliberation, and Acceptance of Focus Area 1 Recommendations, Focus Area 2 - Access Working Group Report Out, ISMICC Discussion, Deliberation, and Acceptance of Focus Area 2 Recommendations, Focus Area 3 - Treatment and Recovery Working Group Report Out, ISMICC Discussion, Deliberation, and Acceptance of Focus Area 3 Recommendations, Focus Area 4 - Criminal Justice Working Group Report Out, ISMICC Discussion, Deliberation, and Acceptance of Focus Area 4 Recommendations, Focus Area 5 - Finance Working Group Report Out, ISMICC Discussion, Deliberation, and Acceptance of Focus Area 5 Recommendations, and Public Comment.

All these meetings were relevant to carry out the committee functions for FY 2022.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee is composed of professional and public members. The direction, scope, balance and emphasis of the advice received from this group of experts cannot be established by other sources because the membership of the Committee is uniquely constituted to meet the specific requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksN/A
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*45Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThere are several Federal Agencies involved with the ISMICC. Despite non-federal members having made 45 recommendations for consideration by the ISMICC, those recommendations are not statutorily driven. Instead, the ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported. No recommendations were made in fiscal year 2022. The final report to Congress was submitted in April 2022.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*55.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentWhile Federal Agencies involved with the ISMICC continue cross-federal work to benefit Americans with SMI/SED and their families, resulting in the estimated 55% of recommendations having been partially implemented, the ISMICC Chair, acting on behalf of the Secretary, will ultimately determine which relevant criteria or outcomes will be evaluated or reported. The final report to Congress was submitted in April 2022.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Status reports, updates, and briefings on matters that have come before the Council are regularly provided at the ISMICC meetings. When the ISMICC makes recommendations, the Chair provides feedback at subsequent meetings. SAMHSA ensures that complete minutes are prepared and circulated to the members for clearance and approved at the next official ISMICC meeting. The public can access information on agency feedback at this website https://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/advisory-councils/ismicc
The final report to Congress can be found at this website https://www.samhsa.gov/meetings/ismicc-committee-meeting-october-2021
Narrative Description*The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee is established in accordance with the provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The committee accomplishes its purpose through advising, consulting with and making recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, who reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to advances in serious mental illness (SMI) and serious emotional disturbances (SED), and advances in access to services and support for adults with SMI or children with SED. In addition, the ISMICC will evaluate the effect that federal programs related to serious mental illness have on public health, including public health outcomes such as (A) rates of suicide, suicide attempts, incidence and prevalence of SMIs, SEDs, and substance use disorders (SUD), overdose, overdose deaths, emergency hospitalizations, emergency room boarding, preventable emergency room visits, interaction with the criminal justice system, homelessness, and unemployment; (B) increased rates of employment and enrollment in educational and vocational programs; (C) quality of mental disorders SUD treatment services; or (D) any other criteria as may be determined by the Secretary. Finally, the ISMICC will make specific recommendations for action that agencies can take to better coordinate the administration of mental health services for adults with SMI or children with SED. Not later than one year after the date of enactment of the 21st Century Cures Act, and five years after such date of enactment, the ISMICC shall submit a report to Congress and any other relevant federal department or agency.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$4,600.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$5,600.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$68,410.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$73,662.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$28,066.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$34,667.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$35,021.00
Total Costs$107,677.00Est. Total Next FY*$142,349.00
Date Cost Last Modified11/3/2022 9:50 AMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*2.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*2.00Est Cost RemarksIn fiscal year 2023 meeting costs are expected to be higher due to in person meetings. Estimated higher costs will be because of travel and hotel reimbursements to non- federal members.
Cost RemarksThe fiscal year 2022 costs are lower due to virtual meetings. There were no travel or lodging provided to the members.  
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Interest Areas

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Area
Civil Rights
Disabled
Federal Employment
Public Services
Government
Federal Government
Health
Health Care
Hospitals
Medical Education
Medical Practitioners
Public Health
Treatment
Aging
Justice
Juvenile Justice
Law Enforcement
Legislation
Regulations
Medicine
Diseases
Health and Health Research
Illnesses
Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation and Disability
Research
Research and Development
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - SUBCOMMITTEES

SUBCOMMITTEES

Committee

Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035026Access2022
 COM-035025Data2022
 COM-035029Finance2022
 COM-035028Justice2022
 COM-035027Treatment and Recovery2022
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-040281Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2021
 COM-038556Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2020
 COM-036428Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2019
 COM-034634Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2018
 COM-001926Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee2017