§16-42-4. Study.
The commission shall study the current status of prevention, treatment, education, related services and appropriate workforce development for behavioral health, including substance abuse and domestic violence when those conditions have an effect upon the system. Each item studied shall be reported for children, adults and seniors. The report shall include recommendations on system changes needed to meet the needs of those served by the system and a determination of the total public and private dollars spent for each item listed in this section. The commission may coordinate its activities with those of the Department of Health and Human Resources and its consultants. The commission may appoint subcommittees and workgroups composed of consumers, providers and representative groups as it deems necessary to perform its duties and responsibilities pursuant to this article.