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Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council

Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council

Maryland’s Opioid Restitution Fund (ORF) was created in 2019 to receive all funds awarded to the State of Maryland through legal settlements with prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors. In 2022, Maryland established the ORF Advisory Council to provide recommendations regarding the use of those funds. For questions regarding the Advisory Council, email StopOverdose@Maryland.gov.

Next Meeting

Monday, July 29, 2024 (virtual)
Time: 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Meeting Link | Agenda (coming soon)

Click here to view meeting minutes from past ORF Advisory Council meetings.


Maryland Overdose Response Advisory Council.

Maryland Overdose Response Advisory Council

Maryland Overdose Response Advisory Council is chaired by Lt. Governor Aruna Miller and includes representatives from 18 state agencies working to reduce overdose mobility and mortality in Maryland. The advisory council shares data related to the overdose crisis across agencies and provides strategic guidance for increasing access to substance use care and addressing disparities in overdose outcomes.

Next Meeting

Thursday, September 19, 2024 (in-person)
Time: 12:00–1:30 p.m.
100 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401
Governor’s Reception Room

Learn more about the advisory council at StopOverdose.maryland.gov/morac.

Past Events


Community Overdose Action Town Hall Series.

Community Overdose Action Town Hall Series
Maryland’s Office of Overdose Response is visiting each of Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions to hear directly from community members about how we can do more to address the overdose crisis.

You can see a full list of upcoming town halls and summaries of previous events here: StopOverdose.maryland.gov/town-halls.


Funding Opportunity. Fiscal Year 2025 Competitive Grant Program. Maryland's Office of Overdose Response. Maryland Department of Health. StopOverdose.Maryland.Gov.

Information Session: FY2025 Competitive Grant Program
Friday, February 9, 2024 (virtual)

This information session was held on Friday, February 9, 2024 to provide an overview of the application process and requirements for our fiscal year 2025 Competitive Grant Program. For more details regarding this program and how to apply, visit StopOverdose.maryland.gov/grants.

Meeting Recording | Meeting Materials


Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council

Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council Public Listening Session
Monday, June 5, 2023 (virtual)

On Monday, June 5, the Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council held a second virtual public listening session to give members of the public an opportunity to provide input on the use of prescription opioid-related legal settlement funds in Maryland.

Meeting Recording


Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council

Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council Public Listening Session
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 (virtual)

On Wednesday, March 8, the Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council held a virtual public listening session to give members of the public an opportunity to provide input on the use of prescription opioid-related legal settlement funds in Maryland. 

Meeting Recording


Webinar: Overdose Fatalities in Maryland Jurisdictions and Implementation of Prevention Strategies
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

This session featured a presentation from Catherine Tomko, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, regarding the results of a recent evaluation of the 143 local-level overdose prevention programs in our Substance Use Disorder Program Inventory.

Click here to view webinar


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