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 that addresses all categories of substances, 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 Tobacco Evaluation Review Board in July 2019.

Council Membership as of October 2019

Meeting Date Time Location Agenda Minutes
Monday
October 28
2019
1:00-3:00 p.m. Waterbury State Office Complex 
Ash Conference Room 
Sally Fox Conference Center
Agenda 10/28/19  
Monday
November 18
2019
1:00-3:00 p.m. Waterbury State Office Complex
Cherry A, B & C 
Sally Fox Conference Center
TBD  
Monday
December 16
2019
1:00-3:00 p.m. Waterbury State Office Complex
Cherry A, B & C
Sally Fox Conference Center
TBD  
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
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.