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What is the ADPC?

The Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission is an independent state government agency that was created by the Oregon Legislature to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of state and local Substance Use Disorder (SUD) prevention, treatment and recovery services for all Oregonians.

The Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission (ADPC) has as its purpose, to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of state and local SUD prevention, treatment and recovery services for all Oregonians.

State law requires the ADPC to do the following:

  • By Sept. 15, 2018, develop preliminary recommendations for the scope and framework of the comprehensive addiction, prevention, treatment and recovery plan. Done: ADPC Strategic Plan.
  • By Nov. 1, 2018, must develop the scope and framework for the request for proposal. Done: ORPIN RFP
  • By Dec. 31, 2018, report to the legislature on the status recommendations for the scope and framework of the plan and the request for proposal.
  • By July 1, 2020, create the State's strategic plan including, but not limited to, recommendations regarding:
    • Capacity, type and utilization of programs;
    • Methods to assess the effectiveness and performance of programs;
    • The best use of existing programs;
    • Budget policy priorities for participating state agencies;
    • Standards for licensing programs;
    • Minimum standards for contracting for, providing and coordinating alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment services among programs that use federal, private or state funds administered by the state; and
    • The most effective and efficient use of participating state agency resources to support programs.

The Statewide Strategic Plan shall be reviewed annually.

Next ADPC Meeting

August 22, 2019
1:00-4:00 PM
421 SW Oak St., Suite 775
Portland, OR  97204

ADPC Staff

Dr. Reginald C. Richardson, Sr.
Executive Director

503-757-0989
reginald.richardson@dhsoha.state.or.us

Heather Krys-York
Administrative Specialist 
503-757-0989 
Heather.Krys-York@dhsoha.state.or.us

Jill Gray, JD
Senior Policy Analyst

503-569-9484
jill.gray@dhsoha.state.or.us

Tori Algee
Senior Policy Analyst
503-931-5203
tori.algee@dhsoha.state.or.us

Please note: This Commission is not involved in regulating production, marketing, or use of cannabis ("marijuana"). For information on a cannabis-related topic, visit: Cannabis in Oregon information.

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