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Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee

Subjects:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Human Services

The study committee must review data and statistics on the scope of the substance use disorder problem in Colorado; compile an overview of the current resources available to Coloradoans; review the availability of medication-assisted treatment options and whether pharmacists can prescribe those medications; examine what other states and countries are doing to address substance use disorders; identify the gaps in prevention, intervention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery resources; and identify possible legislative options to address these gaps.

Committee Members

Brittany Pettersen
Representative

Brittany Pettersen

Chair
Kevin Priola
Senator

Kevin Priola

Vice Chair
Perry Buck
Representative

Perry Buck

Cheri  Jahn
Senator

Cheri Jahn

Chris Kennedy
Representative

Chris Kennedy

Vicki Marble
Senator

Vicki Marble

Dominick Moreno
Senator

Dominick Moreno

Jonathan Singer
Representative

Jonathan Singer

Jack Tate
Senator

Jack Tate

James D. Wilson
Representative

James D. Wilson

Upcoming Schedule

Committee Activity

  • 08/14/2018
    (9)
    Hearing Item Actions Documents/Links
    Medicaid Substance Use Treatment and HB 18-1136 Waiver Implementation
    Policy Solutions to Improve Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services
    Harm Reduction Efforts
    Opioid Prescribing and Alternatives to Opioids
    Sober Living Homes
    Local Efforts to Address the Opiois Crisis
    Substance Exposed Newborns
    Public Comment
    Bill Draft Discussion and Policy Ideas
  • 07/20/2018
    (10)
    Hearing Item Actions Documents/Links
    Call to Order & Opening Comments
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Committee Charge and Bill Request Process
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Review of 2018 Committee Legislation
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Overview of National Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Status of Medication Assisted Treatment in Colorado
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Status of Current Colorado Initiatives: SB17-074, HB 14-1207, and 17-192
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Update on Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Activities
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Tracking the Cost of Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Recovery Programs and Supports
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
    Public Comment
    Committee Discussion Only
    Hearing Summary Document
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