In 2017, House Bill 2620 was signed into law creating the Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP). Under the direction of West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch, the ODCP leads development of all programs and services related to the prevention, treatment and reduction of substance use disorder, in coordination with Department bureaus and other state agencies.
WV Department of Health and Human Resources
Office of Drug Control Policy
One Davis Square, Suite 100 East
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-0684
Governor's Advisory Council on Substance Use Disorder (GACSUD)
GACSUD provides guidance and recommends priorities addressing substance use disorders in West Virginia.
In February 2018, Gov. Jim Justice announced a partnership between DHHR and West Virginia University (WVU) to develop pilot projects in at least two West Virginia counties to combat the drug problem at the local level. Wyoming County has been selected for southern West Virginia and an announcement will be made on the county selected for the northern part of the State.