Illinois Advisory Council on Substance Use Disorder


The mission of the Illinois Advisory Council on Substance Use Disorder (SUD Advisory Council) is to assist and advise the Illinois Department of Human Services - Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (IDHS/SUPR) in attaining the best possible comprehensive system of substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for the people of the State of Illinois. The SUD Advisory Council also fully supports the mission of IDHS/SUPR, which recognizes substance use disorders as a public health issue and that individuals in need of services should receive high quality services from licensed organizations and practitioners with specific expertise in treating SUD.

For information regarding the SUD Advisory Council or any of its Committees, please email Brian Pacwa at or Ron Vlasaty at

Advisory Council Requirements

Training Requirements

Please visit the link above to view the training requirements for this Board/Commission/Committee/Task Force.


2021 Meeting Dates - All meetings are 11-12:30 on the third Thursday of the first month in the quarter (see below). During the COVID pandemic all meetings will be held virtually in accordance with the open meetings act. For a link to the meeting please reach out to Brian Pacwa at




Committees of SUD Advisory Council



IDHS Administrative Support

SUDAC Administrative Support: Brian Pacwa,