West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Virtual Town Hall Meetings to be Held on the 2021 West Virginia Substance Use Response Plan

11/30/2020

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Office of Drug Control Policy and the Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment are hosting seven virtual town hall meetings to allow residents to review and provide comment on the 2021 West Virginia Substance Use Response Plan. 

Virtual meetings will be held on the following dates. Each meeting will focus on a section of the plan:

Section 1 - Prevention
        Tuesday, December 1 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 2 - Community Engagement and Supports
        Wednesday, December 2 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 3 - Health Systems
        Thursday, December 3 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 4 - Treatment, Recovery and Research
        Tuesday, December 8 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 5 - Court Systems and Justice-Involved Populations
        Wednesday, December 9 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 6 - Law Enforcement
        Thursday, December 10 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Section 7 - Public Education
        Tuesday, December 15 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pre-registration at https://helpandhopewv.org/odcp is required. 

Public comments, which will be considered by DHHR’s Office of Drug Control Policy and the Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment during the review process, may be submitted electronically during one of the seven public meetings. Comments should be received by December 18, 2020 through the registration page. 

Attendees can download and review a summary of the plan prior to the meeting. 

Contact Information

Media contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov