West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Office of Drug Control Policy

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. 

Interim Director, Susie Mullens
Strategic Planner, Lt. Colonel Gary Krushansky
Executive Assistant to the Director, Dora Radford

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. 

Pilot Projects
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.
West Virginia Opioid Response Plan Recommendations 
Press release announcing Opioid Response Plan Recommendations 
Opioid Response Plan Recommendations 
        Public Comments (1-2526-5354-7475-8081-115116-128129)
        Additional Comments (Part APart B
Response to the Public Comments  
Opioid Response Plan Public Meeting Presentations (December 2017)   
2016 Overdose Fatality Analysis
Undoing Stigma
West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis            
Press Release - West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis Released 
2016 West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis (Full Report)