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The Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission (the ADPC) is established to coordinate Oregon’s priorities and policies related to alcohol and other drug prevention and treatment services.


The ADPC will recommend strategic action to:

  • Promote the effective and efficient use of resources.
  • Reduce unnecessary administrative requirements.
  • Improve client care.
  • Improve and ensure the fidelity of evidence-based treatment practices.
  • Improve alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs.
  • Ensure the accountability of publicly funded programs.
  • Establish high-level, statewide performance measures for drug prevention and treatment.
  • Advance the science of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment.

    The Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission was created by the Oregon Legislature [ORS 430.241 and ORS 430.242]. Other state laws give the Commission additional authority in relation to other state departments. 


    Daniel Ward, Executive Director
    Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission
    Phone: 503-884-5776
    Email: daniel.ward@state.or.us


    The next meeting of the Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission is scheduled for:


    Thursday, December 18, 2014
    2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Room 167A, State Capitol

    Salem, Oregon


    Members of the public who wish to attend this meeting by phone

    may call 888-636-3807, access code 417457

    between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on October 23, 2014.


    Agendas, minutes, handouts, etc., are available here, or by navigating to

    the "Archive of Meeting Materials" page.