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Two committees of the North Dakota Brain Injury Advisory Council will meet next week to discuss various topics relating to brain injury, behavioral health and legislative activities.

The Continuum of Care Committee will meet Tuesday, Feb. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. CT. The agenda includes a review of the state’s behavioral health strategic plan and discussion on standing committee responsibilities. Time has been reserved for public comment on behavioral health services and issues from 12:45 to 12:55 p.m.

Individuals can join the Continuum of Care Committee meeting by video at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85981017897, Meeting ID: 859 8101 7897 or by phone at 1-346-248-7799, Meeting ID: 859 8101 7897#.

The Education and Awareness Committee will meet Wednesday, Feb. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. CT. The agenda includes a review of brain injury insurance provisions and 2021 legislative activities. Members will also discuss standing committee responsibilities. The committee has reserved time for public comment on brain injury services and issues from 12:45 to 12:55 p.m.

Interested individuals can join the Education and Awareness Committee meeting by video at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86958024126, Meeting ID: 869 5802 4126 or by phone at 1-346-248-7799, Meeting ID: 869 5802 4126#.

The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Complete agendas are online at www.nd.gov/dhs/info/publicnotice/index.html.

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodations to participate in the meetings or who would like more information about the two committees can contact Council Facilitator Greg Gallagher at 701-224-0588 ext. 102, 711 (TTY) or ggallagher@agree.org.

The governor appoints council members who represent people with first-hand knowledge of brain injury services, their family members, other advocates, agencies, and public and private brain injury service providers. Council information is available online at www.nd.gov/dhs/services/mentalhealth/biac/index.html

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