Illinois Opioid Advisory Board Agenda 3.20.2023

Illinois Opioid Crisis Response Advisory Council Meeting

March 20, 2023

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.


This meeting is online ONLY. See the information below on how to connect to enter the meeting.

Please remember that this is a well-attended meeting with many, many people participating all over the State. To make sure thateveryone has the best chance of hearing the conversation, PLEASE MUTE YOUR AUDIO.


  • Welcome: Director Laura Garcia, IDHS/SUPR
  • IDHS Updates
    • Illinois Opioid Remediation Advisory Board Update: Sherrine Peyton, State Opioid Settlement Administrator (SOSA), IDHS/SUPR
    • PMP Update: Craig Berberet, PMP Administrator
  • IDPH Update: Jennifer Epstein, Assistant Deputy Director, Office of Policy, Planning and Statistics
  • HFS Update: Arvind Goyal, MD, Medical Director
  • Council Committee Updates: Carie Bires & Gabriela Zapata-Alma, Co-Chairs, Children & Families Committee; Sherie Arriazola Martinez, Chair, Criminal Justice Populations Committee; Ron Vlasaty & Dr. Mike Nelson, Co-Chairs, MAR Prescribing Practices Committee; Dr. Wilnise Jasmin, Chair, Opioid Social Equity Committee; and Karel Homrig, Chair, Public Education & Awareness Committee
  • Presentation: Naloxone and Recovery Supports in Illinois Correctional Facilities
    • Debi Joy, Substance Use Prevention and Recovery Manager, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
    • Michael Gaines, IDPH Corrections Coordinator
  • New Business and Adjourn
  • Next Meeting: June 19, 2023 - however, this is a federal holiday, so we will reschedule for another date in June and notify Council members once a new date is identified.

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