Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission

Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission


Commissioner Debbie De Leon
  Dale Copedge
Shirley Carter
Rico Neal
D. Craig Finger

Meeting Times

Second Mondays, 6:00 p.m.
Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission
2875 Northwind Drive,
East Lansing


The Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission will be merging with the Community Mental Health Authority.

What We Do...

The Mid South Substance Abuse Commission members are appointed by the Human Services
Committee for 2 year terms. The Commission plans, coordinates and oversees the delivery
of substance abuse services within Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Calhoun, Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee,
Shiawassee and Ingham Counties. This group develops comprehensive plans for substance abuse
treatment, rehabilitation and prevention. It reviews and provides recommendations to the State
Office of Substance Abuse Services on applications for license submitted by local treatment,
rehabilitation and prevention organizations. The Commission provides technical assistance for
local substance abuse service organizations and collects and tranfer data from local licenses,
accredited organizations to the Office of Substance Abuse Services. The group submits to an
annual budget request for the use of State administered funds. It evaluates and assesses
substance abuse services within the region and accepts, disburses and administers grant funds
for substance abuse service programs. The Commission appoints the Director. Receives per diem.

Contact Person:
Gary Van Norman, Executive Director
Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission
2875 Northwind Drive,
East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 337-4406