Information & Data

​Upcoming Workshop: Methamphetamine Use Disorders
Presented by Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D., this workshop will focus on critical challenges and evidence-based treatments for methamphetamine use disorders. Join us on September 27, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Holiday Inn & Suites in South Charleston, WV. Click here for more information and to register

West Virginia Opioid Response Plan

The ODCP worked with a panel of national and regional public health experts to garner public input and review science-supported options to reduce the number of overdose deaths in the State. Learn more.

West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis 

In January 2018, DHHR released the 2016 West Virginia Overdose Fatality Analysis: Healthcare Systems Utilization, Risk Factors, and Opportunities for Intervention The effort was led by DHHR, the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn more.  

Senate Bill 273 (Opioid Reduction Act)

Effective June 7, 2018, the legislation sets limitations on opioid prescriptions and authorizes a “nonopioiddirective” patients can put in their medical files, formally notifying health care professionals they do not want to be prescribed or administered opioid medications. Learn more.