Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is interested to hear what you think about DRNC’s Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) services. SAMHSA oversees all PAIMI grants. This grant funds DRNC’s legal services for people with mental health disabilities.

As part of their oversight, SAMHSA does an in-depth review of several state programs each year. DRNC is one of the programs being reviewed this year. SAMHSA is asking for information from people familiar with DRNC’s mental health advocacy work. If you would like to provide feedback on the quality of our PAIMI services, please see below. The deadline to submit feedback is August 6, 2020.

Learn more about PAIMI and DRNC’s PAIMI Advisory Council. Notice of Public Comment Opportunity

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) will be conducting a review of Disability Rights North Carolina’s (DRNC’s) PAIMI program August 4-6, 2020.

SAMHSA/CMHS invites you to send comments about the PAIMI program services and activities conducted by DRNC.

Please send your comments to SAMHSA/CMHS by email:

or mail:

PAIMI Program Coordinator
5600 Fishers Lane, Suite 14E25D
Rockville, Maryland 20857