PAIMI Advisory Council

The PAIMI Advisory Council is charged with providing the Georgia Advocacy Office information about issues relating to individuals with psychiatric disabilities.


 Provide independent advice and recommendations to the Georgia Advocacy Office.

 Work jointly with the Georgia Advocacy Office Governing Board in the development of policies and priorities.

 Contribute to the Georgia Advocacy Office’s annual report to the federal government.

The PAIMI Act Dictates the Advisory Council Include:

 Attorneys and Mental Health Professionals.

 People who are knowledgeable about mental illness and have demonstrated a substantial commitment to improving mental health services.

 People who have received or are receiving mental health services

 Family members of people who have received or are receiving mental health services.

The Advisory Council will make every effort to include members of racial and ethnic minority groups.