Substance Abuse Services Council

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The Substance Abuse Services Council (SASC) is established in the Code of Virginia [ยง2.2-2696] to advise the Governor, the General Assembly and the Board of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) in matters pertaining to substance abuse. Its members are representatives of state agencies, senators, delegates and representatives of provider agencies and advocacy organizations who are appointed by the Governor. The Code requires DBHDS to provide staff and funding to support the operation of the council.

The Substance Abuse Services Council in the Code of Virginia


Upcoming Meeting

SASC meetings are regularly-scheduled public meetings and everyone is welcome to attend.

For further information about the Council, please contact Nathanael Rudney in the DBHDS Office of Adult Community Behavioral Health Services by email & phone at 804-944-1037.

Upcoming Meeting

  • To be determined

Meeting Minutes

Reports