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Governor's Advisory Council on Opioids, Substance Use, and Addiction

Active dates:2022 -

The advisory council is established to advise the Opioids, Substance Use, and Addiction Subcabinet in its duties. The advisory council will: meet up to four times per year to identify opportunities for, and barriers to, the development and effective implementation of policies and strategies to expand access to services for people in Minnesota suffering from addiction; promote equity by examining what services and supports are needed in communities that are disproportionally impacted by the opioid epidemic, including but not limited to Native American communities, African American communities, and other communities of color; and provide opportunities for Minnesotans who have directly experienced addiction to address needs, challenges, and solutions.


The Opioids, Substance Use, and Addiction Subcabinet was also established in Executive Order 22-07. This advisory council was established to advise the subcabinet in its duties.


The advisory council will be comprised of up to 15 members appointed by the Governor. The Governor will seek representation from community leaders, individuals with direct experience with addiction, individuals providing treatment services, and other relevant stakeholders.

The Department of Human Services, in coordination with other state agencies and boards, will provide staffing and administrative support to the Subcabinet and the Advisory Council

Record last updated: 04/08/2022

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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