American Indian Mental Health Advisory Council
Function: The Council was created by legislative action to assist the MN Department of Human Services, Mental Health Division, to help formulate policies and procedures relating to Indian mental health services and programs and to make recommendations regarding approval of grants provided under section 245.713, subd. 2.
Department of Human Services, Mental Health Division
Fifteen American Indian individuals representing each of the seven Chippewa reservations and four Sioux reservations. In addition, the membership also comprised of four individuals representing the urban American Indian population of Duluth, St Paul and Minneapolis. Reservation representatives are selected for appointment by the governing body of each reservation.
Appointing Authority: Commissioner - Department of Human Services
Record last updated:
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