Public Forum Notice

We Want to Hear from You!

On July 11, 12, and 13, 2017, representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Program will visit South Dakota Advocacy Services in Pierre.

SAMHSA/CMHS invites you to send written comments about the PAIMI Program services and activities conducted by South Dakota Advocacy Services.  Please send your comments to SAMHSA/CMHS by e-mail to PAIMI@samhsa.hhs.gov or mail, ATTENTION: The PAIMI Program Coordinator, SAMHSA/CMHS, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 2-1105, Rockville, MD  20857.

APPLICATIONS FOR YEAR 26 OF SD PARTNERS IN POLICYMAKING ARE NOW READY!!!! Please click on training and follow the links to complete and submit!!! Or call Sandy at 800-658-4782.


South Dakota Advocacy Services would like to highlight some personal stories of individuals who have utilized our services. SDAS recognizes their courageous acts of self advocacy and appreciates the opportunity to assist them in asserting their rights.