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The Maryland Overdose Response Advisory Council is chaired by Lt. Governor Aruna Miller and includes representatives from 18 state agencies working to reduce overdose morbidity 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

Upcoming Meetings

  • Thursday, September 19, 2024 (12:00–1:30 p.m.)
  • TENTATIVE: Thursday, December 12, 2024 (10:00–11:30 a.m.)

Previous Meetings

Regular Meeting – Thursday, February 15, 2024 (10:00–11:30 a.m.)
Agenda | Meeting Materials | Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting – Tuesday, June 4, 2024 (in-person)
Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Agenda | Meeting Materials | Meeting Minutes (pending approval)


Members of the Maryland Overdose Response Advisory Council include the following state agencies:

  • Maryland’s Office of Overdose Response;
  • Department of Health;
  • Department of Human Services;
  • Department of Housing and Community Development;
  • Department of Labor;
  • Department of Commerce;
  • Department of Education;
  • Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services;
  • Department of Juvenile Services;
  • Department of Emergency Management;
  • Department of Veterans Affairs;
  • Department of Aging;
  • Department of Disabilities;
  • Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services;
  • Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems;
  • Office of the Public Defender;
  • Maryland Judiciary; and
  • Maryland State Police.