Recognizing the extent of the crisis, Governor Kay Ivey established the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council on August 8, 2017 naming three co-chairs, the Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH), the State Health Officer, and the State Attorney General, as the Council leadership. The Council was charged with the task of developing a comprehensive strategic plan to abate the opioid crisis in Alabama.
Per the governor’s order, six standing committees were assembled to explore the problem and make recommendations. The workgroups are identified below.
- Rescue (Naloxone)
- Law Enforcement
- Community Engagement
2020 Annual Report to the Governor
Jan-June 2020 Sub-Committee Progress Reports
2019 Annual Report to the Governor
November 2019 Progress Report
Executive Order 708
September 2018 Progress Report
2018 Annual Report to the Governor
2017 Annual Report to the Governor