Public Meeting Notices and Minutes

Substance Misuse Prevention Oversight and Advisory Council

The Substance Misuse Prevention Oversight and Advisory Council was established within the Department of Health to improve the health outcomes of all Vermonters through a consolidated and holistic approach to substance misuse prevention. All categories of substances are addressed in this effort, including alcohol, cannabis, controlled substances such as opioids, cocaine and methamphetamines, and tobacco products, tobacco substitutes and substances containing nicotine.

The Council shall provide advice to the Governor and General Assembly for improving prevention policies and programming throughout the State and to ensure that population prevention measures are at the forefront of all policy determinations.

Note: this Council replaced the Vermont Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council (VADAC), the Opioid Coordination Council (OCC) and the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board (VTERB) in July 2019.

Council Membership as of August 2020

Meeting Date Time Location Agenda Minutes & Materials
December 21, 2020 1-3 PM Microsoft Teams - -
November 16, 2020 1-3 PM Microsoft Teams - -
October 19, 2020 1-3 PM Microsoft Teams - -
September 21, 2020 1-3 PM Microsoft Teams - -
August 24, 2020 1-3 PM Microsoft Teams Agenda Minutes & Presentation
July 20, 2020 1-3 PM Skype Agenda Minutes & Presentation
June 15, 2020 1-3 PM Skype Agenda Minutes & Presentation
May 18, 2020 CANCELLED
April 20, 2020 CANCELLED
March 16, 2020 1-3 PM Waterbury State Office Complex Agenda Minutes
Feb 24, 2020 CANCELLED
Jan 27, 2020 1-3 PM Waterbury State Office Complex Agenda Minutes &
Materials
Dec 16, 2019 1-3 PM Waterbury State Office Complex Agenda Minutes & Presentation
Nov 18, 2019 1-3 PM Waterbury State Office Complex Agenda Minutes & Presentation
Oct 28, 2019 1-3 PM Waterbury State Office Complex Agenda Minutes &
Presentation

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Vermont Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council (VADAC) - Replaced in July 2019

The Vermont Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council (VADAC) was established within the Agency of Human Services to promote the dual purposes of reducing problems arising from alcohol and drug misuse and improving prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery services by advising the Secretary on policy areas that can inform Agency programs.

Per Act 82 of the 2019 session of the Vermont General Assembly, the Vermont Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council was replaced by the Substance Misuse Prevention Oversight and Advisory Council.

Meeting Dates Meeting Agendas Meeting Minutes
January 25, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 22, 2017 Agenda Minutes
March 22, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 26, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 24, 2017 Agenda Minutes
June 28, 2017 Agenda Minutes
July 26, 2017 Agenda Minutes
October 25, 2017 Agenda Minutes
December 6, 2017   Minutes
January 24, 2018   Minutes
April 25, 2018 Agenda - Workgroup Meeting  
May 23, 2018 Agenda Minutes
July 25, 2018 Agenda Minutes
 
Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Board (VTERB) - Replaced in July 2019
Drug Disposal Stakeholders Group - Concluded in May 2017
Meeting Dates Meeting Agendas Meeting Minutes
December 15, 2016 Agenda Minutes
January 4, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 19, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 1, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 16, 2017 Agenda Meeting Cancelled
February 23, 2017 Agenda Minutes
March 29, 2017 Agenda Minutes
April 26, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 10, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 31, 2017 Agenda Minutes
Stakeholder Group REsults: Final Drug Disposal Recommendations May 30, 2017
 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program Rules

Go to the Health Department’s Rules and Regulations page for public hearing schedules.