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Opioid & Substance Use Disorder Advisory Group

The opioid crisis is taking lives and destroying families in Idaho. Idaho is taking a broad, holistic approach to examining the crisis, so we can develop solutions that save lives and create a brighter future for our state.

In June of 2019, Governor Brad Little signed an Executive Order aimed at combatting opioid and substance misuse in Idaho. The Executive Order established the Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Advisory Group, chaired by Office of Drug Policy Administrator Melinda Smyser. Read the news release here.

Public meetings and other information about the Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Advisory Group can be found here.

Past news releases and opinion pieces:

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