Provide a forum for the development of issues around Dual Diagnosis and raise those issues with the Offices of Mental Retardation, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services and Medical Assistance;
Act as a "think tank" for developing approaches on individual services and supports as well as system change issues;
Provide a network for developing and sharing resources;
Provide a feedback loop on the emerging Behavioral Health managed care system;
Develop ways to build local capacity to better serve people with a dual diagnosis;
Assure that both systems are exposed to state of the art approaches to services and education, and;
Facilitate discussions concerning the provision of community supports to people with a diagnosis of Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) or Autism.
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